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Laudanum, a solution of opium and alcohol, was commonly used as a painkiller and a sedative in and early America. In large doses it could also be used as a poison, and figured in several notorious murder cases.

manzardcafe: “Paregoric “ (opium) Alcohol: 40 per cent Opium: 1 13 - 16 grams per oz. Dose: 3 days old: 3 drops - One week old: 5 drops - 1 month old: 8 drops - 1 year old: 15 drops - 5 years old: 25...

Paregoric (opium) Alcohol: 40 per cent Opium: 1 13 - 16 grams per oz. Dose: 3 days old: 3 drops - One week old: 5 drops - 1 month old: 8 drops - 1 year old: 15 drops - 5 years old: 25 drops - Adults: one dessert spoon full.

Parecoric bottle 1740 - 1800 Parecoric is tincture of Opium. My mom gave us this for stomach problems.

Paregoric bottle 1740 - 1800 Paregoric is camphorated tincture of opium. I can remember that when I was a kid in the we had a bottle of this, high up in the cabinet. It smelled awful.

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Undated 16 oz. bottle of "Painless Parker's Antiseptic Mouth Wash for all inflamation of the gums & mouth sore throat and tonsilities, etc. - Price One Dollar" (Kornberg School of Dentistry - Historical Dental Museum)

bottle of "Painless Parker's Antiseptic Mouth Wash for all inflamation of the gums & mouth sore throat and tonsilities, etc. - Price One Dollar" (Kornberg School of Dentistry - Historical Dental Museum)

Medicina para la diabetes "Warner's Safe Diabetes Cure" (1906-1908).

CURE: Warner's Safe Diabetes Cure, - - Being loaded with more than ethyl alcohol (eight tsps.

It Looks Like A Horror Movie Set... Then You Realise These Used To Be 'Cures'. Creepy. In the late 1800's this was maketed as a 'Blood Purifier' and thought to be good for woman. In 1906 it was targeted for it's perculiar claims and questionable ingredients.

Kilmer’s Female Remedy This ‘medicine’ from the late was marketed as a ‘blood purifier’ and supposedly good for women, but by 1906 it was targeted for its peculiar claims and questionable ingredients.

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