Lcd Liquid Coal Tar Pictures & Images

Coal tar is a brown or black liquid of extremely high viscosity. Also ...

Coal tar is a brown or black liquid of extremely high viscosity. Also known as liquor carbonis detergens (LCD) and liquor picis carbonis (LPC) it can be used in medicated shampoo, soap and ointment, as a treatment for dandruff and psoriasis, as well as being used to kill and repel head lice. When u...


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Cottonseed oil from F.C. Calvert and Co. a local Manchester based comp...

Cottonseed oil from F.C. Calvert and Co. a local Manchester based company. The company remained in existence as an independent chemical manufacturer until 1965, when it was taken over by Unilever, together with an associated company, Charles Lowe and Co of Reddish, Stockport. Cottonseed oil is still...


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A bottle of tea seed oil, a cold pressed oil from Camellia sinensis (t...

A bottle of tea seed oil, a cold pressed oil from Camellia sinensis (the plant we know as tea). The oil has a sweet, herbal scent and is used as a cooking oil in the Southern provinces of China. It is also added to soaps to help moisturize the skin. In China especially, it is commonly used in balms,...


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A bottle of Chinese Catharides, also known as Blister Beetles, so name...

A bottle of Chinese Catharides, also known as Blister Beetles, so named because of the observation that if left too long on the skin it will irritate and blister it. The cantharide is very toxic and was usually applied topically in pastes and in vinegar or wine solutions to break up lumps, immobile...


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Jars of papaya milk or papain. Both green papaya fruit and the tree's ...

Jars of papaya milk or papain. Both green papaya fruit and the tree's latex are rich in papain, a protease used for tenderizing meat and other proteins. Its ability to break down tough meat fibers was used for thousands of years by indigenous Americans. It is now included as a component in powdered ...


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Adansonia digitata or the cream of tartar tree, is also known as the b...

Adansonia digitata or the cream of tartar tree, is also known as the baobab or "upside-down" tree. This iconic African tree 's fruits are a traditional food in Africa, but little known elsewhere. The dry pulp from the fruit is either eaten fresh or dissolved in milk or water to make a refreshing dri...


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Cuttlebone, also known as cuttlefish bone, is a hard, brittle internal...

Cuttlebone, also known as cuttlefish bone, is a hard, brittle internal structure (an internal shell) found in all members of the family Sepiidae, commonly known as cuttlefish, a family within the cephalopods. In the past cuttlebone was used to make polishing powder, and was often added to toothpaste...


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Bottle of refined sugar liquor from which white sugar is made. From th...

Bottle of refined sugar liquor from which white sugar is made. From the Tate and Lyle Liverpool factory. Henry Tate established his business in 1869 in Liverpool, later expanding to Silvertown in the East End of London, he used his industrial fortune to found the Tate Gallery in London in 1897, and ...


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Ginger! Bottles of gingerine originally from Hearon, Squire & Fran...

Ginger! Bottles of gingerine originally from Hearon, Squire & Francis, 38 Southwark Street , London, 31/05/1907. Their logo can be seen on the bottle in the form of a heron. Ginger has long been used as a spice/condiment but also aids in indigestion and against nausea. Accession lot: KK1522 Reco...


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Iceland moss (Cetraria islandica) is not actually a moss, but a specie...

Iceland moss (Cetraria islandica) is not actually a moss, but a species of lichen. The plant grows abundantly in mountainous regions of the Northern hemisphere. It is used in a number of food products and supplements. The extract can be used as a substitute for starch. The Curator of Botany brought ...


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Quercus infectoria also known as the Nut Gall. The insects which give ...

Quercus infectoria also known as the Nut Gall. The insects which give rise to galls are the gall-flies (actually wasps), constituting the genus Cynips. Hippocrates employed the nutgall as an astringent, both internally and externally. It was used to treat hemerroids and as a poison antidote.


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Lemongrass oil is used as a pesticide and a preservative. Research sho...

Lemongrass oil is used as a pesticide and a preservative. Research shows that lemongrass oil has antifungal properties. Despite its ability to repel insects, its oil is commonly used as a "lure" to attract honey bees. Lemongrass works conveniently as well as the pheromone created by the honeybee's n...


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Coptis teeta is used as a medicinal herb in China and the Himalayan re...

Coptis teeta is used as a medicinal herb in China and the Himalayan regions of India where it is used as a bitter tonic for indigestion. The plant is endangered due to over collecting for medicinal use and deforestation. The Lisu people of the local area earn much of their income from the cultivatio...


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One of the things I was keen to work on after getting back from the Et...

One of the things I was keen to work on after getting back from the Ethnobiology course at Kew Gardens, was to make sure any toxic plants in the Manchester Museum herbarium had proper procedures fo…


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We're back! And we have some Halloween themed specimens this week. Fir...

We're back! And we have some Halloween themed specimens this week. First up is the Medicinal Leech. The first description of leech therapy, classified as blood letting, was found in the text of Sushruta samhita (dating 800 B.C.) Medicinal leeches are now making a comeback in microsurgery. They provi...


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Not all the items in the Materia Medica stores are plant based. This p...

Not all the items in the Materia Medica stores are plant based. This pot of carmine dye is from the scale insect Cochineal (Dactylopius coccus). Cochineal dye was first used by the Maya and Aztec peoples of Mesoamerica. Conchineal insects are scale insects that live on the host plant Opintua- a type...


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