Kapseals Desicol Desiccated Whole Fresh Bile

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Title

Kapseals Desicol Desiccated Whole Fresh Bile

Description

Parke Davis collectible ink blotter from the 1940s advertising Kapseals Desicol. The advertisement describes desicol as "fresh whole bile, desiccated by a special process which retains the various constituents with minimal alteration." It also notes that desicol is water soluble, contains no laxatives or synthetic bile salts, and is indicated for treatment of biliary deficiencies. Each kapseal contains five grains of desicol. Dosage is given. There is a small diagram of the action of desicol on the right hand side. The date 9-40 is written in the upper lefthand corner. The Parke Davis identifier is bl-57-3

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Format

Language

eng

Identifier

pdib-160-kapseals-desicol

Extent

7 X 3.5 inches

Temporal Coverage

Original Format

Citation

Parke, Davis & Company, “Kapseals Desicol Desiccated Whole Fresh Bile,” American Institute of the History of Pharmacy Digital Collection, accessed October 7, 2022, https://aihp.omeka.net/items/show/543.