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Now, this is terrifying!  A bottle of Bayer's 'Heroin'.   Between 1890 and 1910 heroin was sold as a non-addictive substitute for morphine...  It was also used to treat children suffering with a strong cough.

When Opium Was For Newborns And Bayer Sold Heroin

Have you taken your once a day dose of Bayer Heroin, today? A bottle of Bayer's 'Heroin'. Between 1890 and 1910 heroin was sold as a non-addictive substitute for morphine. It was also used to treat children suffering with a strong cough.

Abraham Lincoln Ghostbuster - La boite verte

An extremely rare photograph of President Abraham Lincoln taken during his brief yet memorable stint as a paranormal investigator and eliminator circa 1864

"May be habit forming"... ya think?!

Heroin with Alcohol and Croloroform(? another form of chloroform)- early medicines could "cure" by sedating you

CHOCOLATE COATED STRYCHNINE. Yikes! I suppose the chocolate coating was to hide the bitter taste of the poison. Directions tell the patient to take one to two tablets. This small amber bottle has a single narrow collar.

Chocolate-coated Strychnine tablets -- mmm, "oh a spoon full of sugar helps the MEDICINE GO DOWN, the medicine go down, the medicine go down"!

Morphine + Chloroform, prescribed for coughing.

Pre Morphorm - Morphine and Chloroform Cough Syrup was made by G. I would like to try some of this cough syrup.

Antique bottle of “Heroin Hydrochloride” tablets, made by The Bayer Co. LTD. The bottle was hand blown.

antiquateddruggist: “ Antique bottle of “Heroin Hydrochloride” tablets, made by The Bayer Co. The bottle was hand blown.

laudano,unas gotas en el turrón de azucar sobre el absinto y...

Laudanum: alcoholic tincture of opium, sometimes sweetened with sugar (also called wine of opium). The century was marked by a widespread use: cheaper than a bottle of wine and not taxed as an alcoholic beverage. The addictive properties were not known.

Does it give it or prevent it... Taking something with the main ingredient "Vomica" is iffy...

Label for 'Flatulence' Pills marketed by Parke-Davis - Does it *give* it or *prevent* it? Taking something with the main ingredient "Vomica" is iffy.

Metcalf's Coca Wine was one of a large number of cocaine-containing wines available on the market. All claimed medicinal effects, although they were undoubtedly consumed for their "recreational" value as well.” Coca wine contained 30 grains of Erythroxylum coca (from which Cocaine is made) per ounce of wine

Coca Wine

Metcalf's Coca Wine was one of a large number of cocaine-containing wines available on the market. All claimed medicinal effects, although they were undoubtedly consumed for their "recreational" value as well.” Coca wine contained 30 grains of Erythroxylu

Cannabis, chloroform, morphine and alcohol -- all together in a delightful combination! Say goodbye to that nasty cough, and -- sweet dreams!

Massengill Company doesn't just make douches, but cough cures And not just with cannabis, but chloroform and morphine to boot.

Nancy Green a former slave, was employed in 1893 to promote the Aunt Jemima brand by demonstrating the pancake mix at expositions and fairs. She was a popular attraction because of her friendly personality, great story-telling, and warmth. Green signed a lifetime contract with the pancake company and her image was used for packaging and billboards.

Nancy Green a former slave, was employed in 1893 to promote the Aunt Jemima brand by demonstrating the pancake mix at expositions and fairs. She was a popular attraction because of her friendly personality, great story-telling, and warmth.

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