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Cool poison ring with lock and key.

Victorian poison ring

Garnet Poison Ring! Very Cool!

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    Euphemia Hamilton

    OMG! Love this ring. It's my birthstone too.

secret poison case disguised as a book, 17th century (not that I love poison...but it IS fascinating!)

Now, this is terrifying! A bottle of Bayer's 'Heroin'. Between 1890 and 1910 heroin was sold as a non-addictive substitute for morphine... It was also used to treat children suffering with a strong cough.


Vintage Poison Bottle

A book for every dark, gothic kitchen....


Poison pendant.


The Alnwick Poison Gardens in Alnwick, England was established in 2005 by the Duchess of Northumberland. The grounds contain nearly 100 deadly plants that produce poisons or hallucinogens. Some are so dangerous, they are displayed only behind glass. And yes, there are opium poppies, cannabis, and magic mushrooms as well, but you can’t get close to them. Read about the poison gardens and other strange gardens that are (or once were) open to the public around the world in a list called Gardens ...

The Alnwick Poison Gardens


Lydia Sherman. "The Poison Fiend". Poisoned her three husbands and seven of her children with arsenic.

Apothecary Jar - Dragon's Blood, circa 1900. Clear glass jar containing Dragon's Blood used in the pharmacy of a mental health hospital, Victoria, Australia, circa 1900. Dragon's blood is a red resin prepared from fruits of climbing palms (Daemonorops draco). Used medicinally for the treatment of diarrhoea and severe syphilis. Collection: Museum Victoria (Many people institutionalized in prior centuries had dementia or psychosis caused by untreated syphilis.)

from the Nat'l History Museum: "Treatment for asthma, bronchitis, hay fever, rose fever and other diseases of the respiratory organs." (ca 1906) Ingredients: alcohol 13%, opium and arsenious acid (arsenic)

Chocolate-coated Strychnine!

poison rag

secret poison case disguised as a book, 17th century

Miniature Pumpkin Potion Bottles, handmade by CauldronCraft, via Flickr

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11 of the strangest fads throughout history

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