1880s Laudanum Poison! Dose Three months old, 2 drops; one year old, 4 drops; four years old, 6 drops; ten years old, 14 drops; twenty years old, twenty drops. Steelman and Archer, Wholesale Druggists, No. 117 Market Street, Philadelphia, Pa. ‘A room like a dream, a really spiritual room, where the stagnant atmosphere is lightly […]
1990s Destilacion Especial Absenta Calidad Superior Absinthe is a potent, emerald-green liquor flavored with several herbs, the most significant of which is wormwood. Wormwood contains a chemical called thujone, which structurally resembles THC, the active ingrediant in cannabis. Because of its reputed deletarious effects, absinthe was made illegal in most Western countries around the First […]
Early 20th c. 100 Compressed Tablets No. 524 Lead and Opium Wash Opium Extract ‘ Gr. Lead Acetate 5 Grs. To prepare ‘Lead and Opium Wash’ dissolve one tablet in a fluid ounce of warm water. The amount of warm water may be increased if desired. A slight residue will always be noticable, which is […]
1900s 4 Fld. Ozs. No. 129 Fluid Extract Kola N.F. 5th Edition The Dried Cotyledons of Cola Nitid(‘) Standard: 0.85 to 1.(‘) Gm. Of Caffeine per 100 cc. Average Dose- 1 fluiddrachm (4 cc.) To prepare syrup, non-official Rx Fluid Extract’4 fld ozs. (120 cc.) Syrup’12 fld ozs. (360 cc.) Mix. John Wyeth & Brother […]
Coca Mariani, Paris (1890s) Angelo Mariani, an Italian businessman, became interested in the stimulating properties of the coca leaf in the 1860s. He soon became the world?s largest importer of coca, as well as one of its foremost scholars. His most popular product was a Bordeaux wine called Vin Mariani or Coca Mariani, which contained […]
1910s Bottle: Glykeron Glyco-Heroin (Smith) Heroin content ‘ grain to fluid ounce Alcohol 3 ‘ per cent. Glyco-Heroin (Smith) embraces the most active antispasmodic, balsamic and expectorant agents. It possesses analgesic, dyspnea-dispelling, inflammation allating and mucus-liquefying properties in a remarkably high degree. The anodyne and antispasmodic influence of the preparation on the respiratory system renders […]
1900s 16 Oz Firwein Trade Mark Alcohol 15% The Tilden Company Pharmicists and Chemists New Lebanon, N.Y and St. Louis, Mo. Established 1848 Incorporated 1893 Firwein Alcohol 15 Per Cent Expectorant ‘ Sedative ‘ Anti Spasmodic. A palatable preparation of abies balsamea pleasantly and effectively blended with the salts of Iodine and Bromine, held in […]
1890s Paregoric Dose Three days old, 2 drops One week old, 4 drops One month old, 6 drops One year old, 10 drops Five years old, 20 drops Adults, a teaspoonful. Prepared by A.H. Williams Co. Utica, N.Y.
1979 100 Tablets Lemmon Quaalude-300 (Methaqualone) Each tablet contains: Methqualone 300 mg. (2-methyl-3-0-tolyl-4(3H)-quinazolinone) Caution: Federal law prohibits dispensing without prescription Lemmon Company Sellerville, Pa. Usual adult dose: For sleep. One-half or one tablet at bedtime.
1890s Solution Cocaine Hydrochlorate (Cocaine muriate) (Pure) 4 Per Cent Robinson, Apothecary, Masonic Temple, Memphis, Tenn. Sherlock Holmes took the bottle from the corner of the mantelpiece, and his hypodermic syringe from its neat morroco case. With his long, white, nervous fingers he adjusted the delicate needle and rolled back his left shirtcuff. For some […]