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Frese’s Hamburg Tea

I don’t have an insertion for this because the box is still sealed and I was reluctant to open it. The product is supposed to be a ‘True Herbal Medicine’ for disorders of the Digestive System.  Regulates the bowels for constipation, headache, Indigestion, Dyspepsia, Biliousness,...

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Catarrhozone

This patent medicine, Catarrhozone, is very different from the last one—Uricones.  That one had no insertion; this one has a 32-page booklet! I could find nothing on the company—the box lists Laurentian Agencies Reg’d, Montreal—nor anything about what is in this medication.  On the French side of...

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Uricones

Uricones is the latest medication that I have investigated. I was disappointed that there was no inclusion in the box but I did find an ad on line, dated about 1939 for this stuff: “RHEUMATIC ACHES have been curbed by URICONES.  Sufferers who have taken a few doses of ‘Uricones’...

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Japanese Collection

Dan Bruce, our museum’s curator, announced yesterday at the Board of Directors meeting that he was intending to increase the Museum’s collection of all things Japanese.  Since the early 20th century, we have had a significant population of Japanese immigrants who first worked in...

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What is Imperial Granum?

What is Imperial Granum?  Granum is Latin for seed.  In modern medical jargon it is a “stack of thylakoids in the chloroplast, containing the light harvesting system and the enzymes responsible for the light dependent reactions of photosynthesis”. A diluent is a substance used to dilute or cut...

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