MILTON K. PAINE: WELLS, RICHARDSON & CO.: PAINES CELERY COMPOUND
Milton K. Paine was a pharmacist from Vermont. He is credited for creating celery compound in 1882. The ingredients were celery seed, red cinchona, orange peel, coriander seed, lemon peel, hydrochloric acid, glycerin simple syrup, water and alcohol. Some labels from this product vary in ingredients. This medicine was for treating dyspepsia, neuralgia, rheumatism and also for female complaints.
The medicine was first advertised in the Cortland Evening Standard Newspaper on April 16 1902. This medicine was marketed by the Wells, Richardson & Co. from Burlington, Vermont. This company also had offices in Montreal, London and Sydney.
These square shape bottles come in shades of amber and aqua. Below are some photos of these bottles they are embossed PAINE"S / CELERY COMPOUND.
. Note Well, Richardson & Co.
Below are several advertisements for this product.
Daily Northwestern Jan 13, 1900
Daily Northwestern sept 23, 1899
Daily Northwestern June 27, 1898
Below is a wood create.
.Courtesy of ebay.
Frank & Frank Jr. (Wicker) Bottle Collection.