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Brown glass bottle of ‘multigland liquor’, London, England,

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‘Glanoid’ is an early example of a hormone supplement used to treat anaemia, amenorrhoea, and menorrhagia. Its makers, Armour & Co. Ltd., was the London-based end of an American meat packing business that sold a wide range of animal products, including hormones.

Many hormones that were once extracted from animals can now be made synthetically.

maker: Armour and Company Limited

Place made: London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom


    Credit: Science Museum, London

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