laudanum for pain, blue vitriol for running sores

Laudanum for pain, blue vitriol for running sores! Laudanum or paregoric elixir was a syrup made with opium. A few drops in a glass of water sent one to heaven. As to vitriol, it's more commonly known as sulfuric acid.

Also called ‘tincture of opium’, laudanum was used primarily as a sedative and painkiller. Girls as young as fourteen were prescribed laudanum. Even infants were spoon fed laudanum. Physicians cited its benefits as not only helping to calm nerves and quiet the disposition, it was prescribed as an aid for childbirth, menstruation and menopause. If one was not careful, taken in large doses, it caused unconsciousness. Many women, particularly prostitutes, used laudanum to commit suicid

Laudanum was opium mixed with alcohol, and used for all ages, from teething pain to rheumatiz.

Cistus Ladanifer, Gum Rockrose, Laudanum, Labdanum,Common Gum Cistus, Brown-Eyed Rockrose, Crimson-Spot Rockrose, Cistus maculatus, Cistus Ladaniferus, Mediterranean plants, Mediterranean shrubs, white flowers

Cistus Ladanifer, Gum Rockrose, Laudanum, Labdanum,Common Gum Cistus, Brown-Eyed Rockrose, Crimson-Spot Rockrose, Cistus maculatus, Cistus Ladaniferus, Mediterranean plants, Mediterranean shrubs, white flowers

Check out the directions for use. 30 drops! Of Laudanum Poison. Nice.

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.

Laudanum Ad.

These vintage health ads are a boatload of crazy. Sure, during every one of your favorite television shows you’re likely to see at least one pharmaceutical commerci.

Dose: Adults 5 to 20 drops. Children proportion to age. - Guess little Sally will take 3 drops....Wow, how crazy is this?!

laudanum, cousin of opium, heroin, and morphine. I have been looking for a laudanum bottle like this to add to my collection!

Atrium Carceri & Cities Last Broadcast - Laudanum by Cryo Chamber on SoundCloud

Atrium Carceri & Cities Last Broadcast - Laudanum by Cryo Chamber on SoundCloud

Laudanum Bottle, circa 1740-1800 | Outlander Series ~ Scotland

Laudanum bottle - One of sixteen glass bottles contained in a travelling medicine chest. Laudanum is a tincture of opium.

Laudanum | The Poison Diaries

Laudanum

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.

Ashenspire - Speak Not Of The Laudanum Quandary (CD)

Ashenspire - Speak Not Of The Laudanum Quandary (CD)

Dollhouse miniature handcrafted 1/12th scale laudanum crate filled bottles wood #NorthernLitesMiniatures

Dollhouse miniature handcrafted 1/12th scale laudanum crate filled bottles wood

Dollhouse miniature handcrafted 1/12th scale laudanum crate filled bottles wood #NorthernLitesMiniatures

Some of our favorite perfumes from Madame Scodioli herself! Handmade in Kansas.  Laudanum--- tobacco and black tea Oracle--- fig, spices, and musk Cloven--- amb

Madame Scodioli Perfumes

Some of our favorite perfumes from Madame Scodioli herself! Handmade in Kansas. Laudanum--- tobacco and black tea Oracle--- fig, spices, and musk Cloven--- amb

Laudanum is a condensed serif display typeface inspired by 19th-century posters. ~via betype    Designed by Carl Rylatt     Uppercase Small caps Numbers Special characters   Now Available at     www.tendollarfonts.com    view more at    http://www.behance.net/gallery/Laudanum-font/6400609    Submitted by carlrylatt

Laudanum is a condensed serif display typeface inspired the typography found in street posters of the century. Featuring uppercase, small caps and key word graphic glyphs. Uppercase Small caps Numbers Punctuation marks OTF file Designed by Carl Rylatt

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