Name/TitleChemical: Faulding 'Emu Brand' Eucalyptus Oil
About this objectBottle of Faulding 'Emu Brand' Eucalyptus Oil. Glass bottle with Cork stopper and paper label. About 1/3 full of the oil. Made by F.H. Faulding & Co. Ltd.
Label reads: 'FAULDING / EMU BRAND / EUCALYPTUS OIL / THE PURE EXTRACT OF EUCALYPTUS / FOR THE RELIEF OF THE DISCOMFORT OF COLDS AND INFLUENZA AND FOR USE AS AN EMBROCATION AND INHALATION. / Internal Dc: One to three drops on sugar every four hours. / As an Inhalation: Use half a teaspoonful in a pint of boiling water. / As an Embrocation: For the relief of the pain of Sprains, Rheumatism, Sciatica, Lumbago, Chilblains, Neuralgia, Backache, Stiff Neck and Muscular pain generally, rub freely into the affected parts. / BRITISH PHARMACOPEIA STANDARD / REG. VIC. 7224 / 4.F.9.8757 / F.H FAULDING & CO. LTD. Manufacturing Chemists - - Australia / Contents 2 Fluid Ounces'.
On the back of the label is written: ' The name FAULDING is your guarantee of PURITY'.
the Faulding company developed a process to distill Eucalyptus Oil and developed a test to measure the eucalyptus content of the oil. Until the 1950s Faulding's sourced much of its Eucalyptus oil from the Emu Ridge Farm on Kangaroo Island.
Kindly donated by Judy and Michael Rice.
Date MadeAfter 1959
Medium and MaterialsGlass, paper, cork, eucalyptus oil
Inscription and MarksOn the base: '1959 / A1129'
MeasurementsL 13.5cm x W 5cm x D 2.7cm
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