Historical information

Castor oil formed an essential part of the family's medicine chest. It was used principally as a laxative. It was routinely given to children to keep their bowels open.



Physical description

Moulded glass bottle with cork, filled with castor oil. In good condition. Intact.

Inscriptions & markings

A.G.M stamped on bottom of bottle. Paper label reads 'Castor Oil. Felton Grimwade & Co Pty Ltd. Castor net wt. 8 oz. This packet is charged and will be refunded in full if returned with this label.