The mahogany medicine chest contains boxes, bottles and tubes of medications to treat a number of conditions. The chest includes treatments to purge the body by vomiting (emetics), by sweating (diaphoretics), as well as general purgatives such as rhubarb, jalap and calomel. Other medications include pain relief, such as opium plus astringents and stimulants, including ginger and lavender. The chest contains a handwritten inventory listing the medications.

The mahogany medicine chest contains boxes, bottles and tubes of medications to treat a number of conditions. The chest includes treatments to purge the body by vomiting (emetics), by sweating (diaphoretics), as well as general purgatives such as rhubarb, jalap and calomel. Other medications include pain relief, such as opium plus astringents and stimulants, including ginger and lavender. The chest contains a handwritten inventory listing the medications.

How cool is THIS?!!! Want it! Tall Multi Drawer Pine Chest C1900 - Antiques Atlas

How cool is THIS?!!! Want it! Tall Multi Drawer Pine Chest C1900 - Antiques Atlas

Apothecary cabinet. Actually extremely useful, if you can get your hands on one!

Apothecary cabinet. Actually extremely useful, if you can get your hands on one!

Continuing on with our best of 2016! Loving this black + white beauty. More images + this weeks favorites on Beckiowens.com.  @dominomag

Continuing on with our best of 2016! Loving this black + white beauty. More images + this weeks favorites on Beckiowens.com. @dominomag

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