PAREGORIC ..in the early 18th century Jakob Le Mort (1650–1718) a professor of chemistry at Leiden Univ. in the Netherlands, prepared an elixir for asthma & called it "paregoric"... a household remedy in the 18th &19th centuries, widely used to control diarrhea in adults & children, an expectorant & cough medicine, calm fretful children including infants, & to rub on the gums to counteract the pain from teething...until 1970, it could be purchased at a pharmacy without a medical…

PAREGORIC ..in the early 18th century Jakob Le Mort (1650–1718) a professor of chemistry at Leiden Univ. in the Netherlands, prepared an elixir for asthma & called it "paregoric"... a household remedy in the 18th &19th centuries, widely used to control diarrhea in adults & children, an expectorant & cough medicine, calm fretful children including infants, & to rub on the gums to counteract the pain from teething...until 1970, it could be purchased at a pharmacy without a medical…

I love vintage containers like this. Its amazing that people used this back in the day as a regular household medicine

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