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belladonna plaster

Belladonna Plaster On White cloth, EMP. BELLAD.,B.P.C. POISON MANUFACTURED BY Edward Taylor Ltd. MONTON, LANCASHIRE, ENGLAND (printed on the label) MANU Edward Taylor Ltd mid 20th century Moton
Lancashire England These are used to reduce the secretion of milk in a nursing mother, or to relieve myalgia (muscular pain). However, since it is a poison, side effects were commonplace, like dryness of t…