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A Look Inside an Old Medicine Chest

by Lori Eggleston. 0 Comments

It’s time to take a look at another one of my favorite artifacts!       I discovered that Dr. Ritter wrote a book to accompany his medical chests, "A Medical Manual and Medicine Chest Companion".  Though it pretty much starts as an ad for his product, this book also contains a list of the medicines in the chest along with their uses and dosages, “recipes” for some of the remedies of the time, and a guide for treating various ailments. Here’s what Dr. ... read more