Patent medicine, 'Nyal Vegetable Prescription', bottle and contents in box with leaflet, medicinal mixture/ glass/ paper, Nyal Company, Sydney, Australia, c.1915.
This is a clear glass bottle almost full of dark liquid, with a cork stopper. It carries a yellow label printed in brown. The box in which it comes is printed in the same yellow and brown.
According to the information on the box, Nyal Vegetable Prescription is 'a valuable tonic and sedative' which contains 'ingredients which are reputed to exert an influence on the organs peculiar to women'.
The label on the bottle reads in part: 'Nyal/ Trade Mark Registered/ Vegetable Prescription/ Â?/ A purely Vegetable Compound for the treatment of diseases peculiar to women/ A valuable combination of drugs recommended for Disordered Menstruation, Ovarian Neuralgia, "Bearing-down Pains", etc.' Dosage instructions are given.