Bottle of sandalwood oil.

During and after World War I sandalwood oil was used in diluted form as a urethral injection for the treatment of gonorrhoea. This example is from an unknown source.

Physical Description

Clear glass bottle, oblong in shape with a narrow neck and sealed with a cork stopper. Contains a viscous, dark orange liquid. The paper label adhered to the front of the bottle has been damaged by insects and is thus difficult to read. The substance is likely to be sandalwood oil.

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