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Eli Lilly's plant samples list

I got an email from Roy Upton:
"Eli Lily sales people used to carry around a kit that contained samples of approximately 175 botanicals. I obtained a list of those herbs last week from FDA who has one of those sample kits. It is cool."

Here is the list:

Lilly's Collection of Crude Drugs

Index of Contents

+Absinthium1
*Acacia2
*Aconite3
+Adonis4
*Agar5
+Agaric6
+Aletris7
Allspice157
*Aloes8
*Althaea9
+Althaea Leaves10
American Spikenard14
+Angelica Fruit11
+Angelica Root11
*Anise12
+Apocynum13
+Aralia14
Arbor Vitae198
*Arnica15
*Asafetida16
+Asarum17
+Asclepias18
*Aspidium19
*Aspidosperma20
Balm of Gilead Buds21
+Balsam Poplar Buds21
+Baptisia22
+Bayberry Bark23
Bearberry204
*Belladonna Leaves24
*Belladonna Root25
*Benzoin26
+Berberis27
Beth Root202
*Bitter Orange Peel28
Bitter Wood165
+Bittersweet29
Blackberry Bark172
Black Cohosh55
Black Haw210
Black Indian Hemp13
Black Pepper152
Bladderwrack91
Blood Root177
Blue Cohosh48
+Blue Flag30
Blue Gum Leaves85
Blue Vervain208
+Boldo31
Boneset87
+Brayera32
Broom Tops181
+Bryonia33
*Buchu34
Buckbean138
Buckthorn Bark90
Buckthorn Berries169
Burdock Root124
Butternut Bark118
Calabar Bean154
+Calendula35
Calumba36
Calisaya Bark56
Cambogia37
Canada Snake-root17
Canadian Hemp13
Candleberry23
+Canella38
*Cantharides39
*Capsicum40
*Caraway41
*Cardamom Seed42
*Cascara Sagrada43
+Cascarilla44
+Cassia Fistula45
+Castanea46
Catmint47
+Catnep47
+Caulophyllum48
Cayenne Pepper40
+Celery Fruit49
+Centaury50
Chamomile, German136
Chestnut Leaves46
+Chimaphila51
+Chionanthus52
+Chirata53
*Chondrus54
*Cimicifuga55
*Cinchona56
*Cinnamon, Ceylon57
*Cinnamon, Saigon58
Club Moss130
+Cocculus Indicus59
*Cochineal60
+Cocillana61
Cola122
*Colchicum Corm62
*Colchicum Seed62
*Colocynth63
+Coltsfoot64
+Condurango65
Cone Flower81
+Conium66
+Convallaria Flowers67
+Convallaria Root68
+Coptis69
*Coriander70
+Cornus71
+Corydalis72
Costus Dulcis38
+Cotton Root Bark73
Couch Grass203
Cramp Bark209
Cranesbill97
+Crocus74
*Cubeb75
Culver's Root126
Cusso32
+Cypripedium76
+Damiana77
Dandelion197
Deadly Nightshade24
*Digitgalis78
+Dioscorea79
Dogwood bark71
+Drosera80
+Echinacea81
Elder Flowers175
Elecampane114
*Elm82
*Ergot83
*Eriodictyon84
*Eucalyptus85
+Euonymus86
+Eupatorium87
+Euphorbia Pilulifera88
European Goat's Rue93
False Unicorn107
*Fennel89
Fish Berry59
Flaxseed127
Foxblove78
*Frangula90
Fringe Tree Bark52
Frost-weed106
+Fucus91
+Galangal92
+Galega93
Galla144
*Gambir94
*Gamboge37
Garden Thyme199
*Gelsemium95
*Gentian96
+Geranium97
*Ginger98
*Glycyrrhiza, Russian99
*Glycyrrhiza, Spanish100
Goldthread69
Golden Seal111
Granatum160
*Grindelia101
*Guaiac102
+Guaianc Wood103
*Guarana104
Gum Arabic2
+Hamamelis Leaves105
+Helianthemum106
Hellebore207
+Helonias107
+Hematoxylon108
Henbane112
*Hops109
Horse-nettle Berries188
Humulus109
+Hydrangea110
*Hydrastis111
*Hyoscyamus112
+Ignatia113
Indian Tobacco128
+Inula114
*Ipecac, Carthagena115
*Ipecac, Rio116
Iris Versicolor30
Irish Moss54
*Jalap117
Jaborandi156
Jimson Weed194
+Jublans118
+Juniper Berries119
+Kava120
*Kino121
+Kola122
Kousso32
+Krameria123
Lady Slipper Root76
+Lappa124
+Larkspur Seed125
+Leptandra126
Licorice, Russian99
Licorice, Spanish100
Life Root183
Lignum Vitae103
Lily-of-the-Valley Flowers67
Lily-of-the-Valley Root68
*Linseed127
*Lobelia128
Logwood108
+Lupulin129
*Lycopodium130
+Mace131
Male Fern19
+Mallow Leaves132
Mandrake159
*Manna133
Marigold35
Marsh Mallow Root9
Marsh Mallow Leaves10
+Mastic134
+Matico135
*Matricaria136
May Apple159
+Melilot137
+Menyanthes138
*Mezereum139
Monkshood3
+Mullein Flowers140
+Mullein Leaves141
Musk-root196
*Mustard, Black142
*Mustard, White142
*Myristica131
*Myrrh143
*Nutgall144
Nutmeg131
*Nux Vomica145
Oak Bark, White166
Oregon Grape Root27
+Orris146
+Paracoto147
+Pareira148
*Parsley Fruit149
*Parsley Root150
Pasque Flower163
+Passion Flower151
Passion Vine151
Pellitory164
*Pepo161
*Pepper152
*Peppermint153
Pheasant's Eye4
*Physostigma154
+Pilocarpus156
Pill Bearing Spurge88
+Pimenta157
Pimpernel Root158
+Pimpinella158
Pine Bark, White212
Pinkroot190
Pipsissewa51
Pleurisy Root18
*Podophyllum159
Poison Hemlock66
Poke Root155
*Pomegranate160
Prickly Ash Bark, Northern214
Prickly Ash Bark, Southern215
+Prickly Ash Berries162
+Pulsatilla163
Pumpkin Seed161
Purging Cassia45
*Pyrethrum164
*Quassia165
Quebracho20
Queen's Root193
+Quercus166
+Quillaja167
Red Clover Blossoms201
*Red Saudners168
+Rhamnus Cathartica169
Rhatany123
*Rhubarb170
+Rhus Glabra171
Rock-rose106
+Rubus172
+Rumex173
Sabal174
Saffron74
Saint Ignatius Bean113
+Sambucus175
+Sandal Wood176
*Sanguinaria177
*Sarsaparilla178
*Sassafras179
+Sassafras Pith179
Saw Palmetto Berries174
*Scammony Root180
+Scoparius181
Skullcap182
+Scutellaria182
+Senecio183
*Senega184
*Senna, Alexandria185
*Senna, India186
*Senna, Tinnevelly186
*Serpentaria187
Seven-barks110
Slippery Elm82
Soap-tree Bark167
+Solanum188
Spansih Flies39
*Spearmint189
*Spigelia190
Spignet14
*Squill191
*Staphisagria192
Stavesacre192
*Stillingia193
*Stramonium19_
*Strophanthus19
Sumac Berries17_
*Sumbul19_
Sundew8_
Sweet Bark4_
*Taraxacum19_
+Thuja19_
+Thyme19_
*Tragacanth20_
+Trifolium20_
+Trillium20_
*Triticum20_
Turkey Corn7_
Turnera7_
Tussilago Leaves6_
Unicorn Root_
*Uva Ursi20_
*Valerian20_
+Vanilla20_
*Veratrum Viride20_
+Verbena20_
+Viburnum Opulus20_
*Viburnum Prunifolium21_
Virginia Snake Root18_
Wahoo Bark8_
Wax Myrtle2_
White Agaric_
+White Ash Bark21_
White Oak Bark16_
+White Pine Bark21_
White Sandal Wood17_
*Wild Cherry21_
Wild Indigo__
Wild Yam Root__
Witch Hazel Leaves10_
Wolfs-Bane__
Woody Nightshade__
Wormwood_
Xanthoxylum Berries16_
*Xanthoxylum, Northern21_
*Xanthoxylum, Southern21_
Yellow Dock17_
Yellow Jasmine9_
Yellow Sweet Clover13_
Yerba Santa8_
+Xedoary2__

Notes:-
* U. S. P. 9th Revision. (1916)
+ N. F. Fourth Edition. (1916)
The more common synonyms have been included in the above index.
At the time of packaging, these drugs were in prime condition; however, it must be borne in mind that many will deteriorate with age.

Eli Lilly & Company, Indianapolis, U.S.A.



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