16 juni 2021


Medicijnen die men in vroeger tijden gebruikten!

OLd MMJ Bottle Early 1900's proof is in the pudding..................................////////////////

fowler's solution

Wm. R. Warner & Co., about 1900. Arsenic trioxide, a toxic substance employed in gold-mining and other industrial processes, was also used as a medicine in the 19th and 20th centuries (it is still used today to treat leukemia and other diseases). Bottles that featured raised ridges, skulls and crossbones, and the embossed word "poison" were designed so that people could distinguish poisons from other medicines, even in the dark. Smithsonian Institution


Laudanum bottle from the late 1800s/early 1900s.

Laudanum…zeer verslavend haalde de scherpe kantjes van het leven


@1880 It was legal & used publicly

Heel normaal qua gebruik

These are some 1800's medicine bottles. Victorian England was the first place that saw the actual creation, distribution, and sale of working medicine. Penicillin was one of the earliest medicines and was used to treat numerous bacterial infections.

14% alcohol and 1.5 grams of heroin. I think I'm going to take the day off.

CANNABIS TINCTURES AND FLUID-EXTRACTS: Technically speaking, a TINCTURE is nothing more than an alcohol-base liquid mixture. Tinctures are useful as they can be used to liquify oil-based substances, like Medical Cannabis, which like any other oil base substance, doesn't mix too well in water-base mixtures.

dang where’s that drug store

Victorian medicine label - Hostetters Stomach Bitters


Embalming Bottle

Ohhh it's made for the gums. Yeah, that's exactly what I'm gonna use it for... said no one ever.

Speciaal voor het tandvlees om te masseren

Fotografías de tratamientos médicos antiguos

Speciaal voor vrouwen vast tegen hysterie?

A bottle of Harriet Hubbard Ayer’s Moth and Freckle Lotion. Moth was a Victorian term for a facial blemish.

deadly bottle

Zwaar vergif dit!

All in medicijn hoe handig!

May be used by any intelligent person.


Cough Medicine With Cannabis Indica

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

OMG! Enlarge this old BQR cold medicine bottle & read the ingredients. The first two are alcohol and CHLOROFORM! and like the 4th ingredient is Syrup of Ipecac. wow.

~*~ Vintage Embalming Bottle ~*~


Cocarettes. Cocaine cigarettes. Number 1: They are not injurious.

Bayer’s branded product “Heroin” which was touted as a non addictive substitute for morphine… until it was discovered that it actually metabolized into morphine, only on a much more powerful scale.

Helonia vaginal tablets with opium. These were inserted into the vagina to cure the embarrassing problem of Leukorrhea, vulgarly known as "the whites." It refers to vaginal discharge, which is usually normal, but not appreciated in olden days. I'm not sure stuffing opium in your vagina would help, but then again I'm not an old-timey medicine show man. So what do I know?

If Fat-Ten-U works too well... An advertisement for an anti-fat remedy, patented by the Botanic Medicine Company, Buffalo, New York, in 1878

The Safest and Most Pleasant Preparation of Opium; Chemists Cocalac, Nourishing. Vitalizing. (A0414) - Emergence of Advertising in America - Duke Libraries

Layout | Melachol vintage advertisement | Layman's layout

Madam Rowley's Toilet Mask (or Face Glove), for bleaching out the imperfections in your skin (eek!). Victorian Era, not sure the decade.

Stricture: abnormal narrowing of the urethra, more common in men. Was it injected into the penis?

Men weren’t the only ones looking for creative ways to secure alcohol during Prohibition. According to Daniel Okrent, author and researcher, middle-class women often turned to Lydia E. Pinkham’s Vegetable Tonic, a patented medicine used for medical conditions that afflicted women and contained 15-21% alcohol...

Cannabis, found its way into numerous medicinal products, specifically meant for [what at the time was termed] "Female Illnesses," or "Female Complaints"

Blown Labeled & Embossed Dr Pierce's Favorite Prescription Female Complaint Cure Quack Medicine - Google zoeken

Use Carter's Little Nerve Pills, a cure for nervousness and dyspepsia.

Unbelievably stupid

Heb je ook al  wat deja vu ervaringen gehad na het zien van deze oude medicijnen?
Vast een vorig leven dingetje… 😉

En niet te vergeten zo wijs was men al in die tijden…

Whitman Emulsion of Cod Liver Oil with Hypophosphites [ca 1910] Cod liver oil was a byproduct of the cod fishery. The oil contains essential vitamins and helped prevent rickets, a common disease among malnourished children in the late 1800s. Children dreaded the taste of their daily dose, and this sample from the early 1900s recommends three doses a day.

Levertraan in de wintermaanden de bron voor vitamine D!!!
Early 1900s Pure Norwegian Cod Liver Oil Labels (2) Shows Lighthouse & Cod Fish #CodLiverOil



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