# 33875


Flexible capsules of Haemoglobin

$25.00 AUD

[Title from printed caption on lid]. Nottingham : Boots Pure Drug Co. Ltd., circa 1890. Antique medical tin (100 x 85 x 30 mm), which would have originally contained haemoglobin capsules for the treatment of baldness and other conditions; the tin is oxidised.

‘To meet those troubles that are caused by Nerve Waste, Blood Poverty, Indigestion and General Depression, we confidently recommend Haemoglobin. Haemoglobin has been proved to be one of the most successful remedies for Anaemia and Loss of Hair. It is the Iron containing constituent of the blood; and a sufficiency of this substance is a necessity in healthy blood.’ – from the inside of the lid.