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    19th C Bottle Enameled Label Sirupus Opii: Syrup of Opium

    ☤ MD ☞☆☆☆ Vintage Antique Apothecary Pharmacy Bottle.

    Laudanum bottle. See:

    vintage medicine bottle

    Ayers pills.2

    Cobalt Pharmacy Bottles

    Want to know what was in this amazing syrup? Well, one grain (65 mg) of morphine per fluid ounce, cannabis, heroin, powdered opium which are the active ingredients to put your little one to sleep. It also had sodium carbonate, spirits foeniculi, and aqua ammonia in it, because....why not? Removed from the market in 1938 after 89 years of service! :0

    Antique bloodletting tool c.1850 - Show to students to demonstrate how far medicine has come since Civil War Era.

    Original antique apothocary's leeches jar made in the Staffordshire potteries by Alcock. ca.1840 - Leeches were used for bloodletting in the 18th and 19th centuries by physicians. There's a fascinating article on the subject for those that may be interested at

    antique creamware Leech Jar c.1840

    Poisonous Plants: Limoges #Marijuana apothecary jar, Paris.

    1920s matching porcelain apothecary jars for medicine; one for opium and one for morphine.


    Warners Safe Rheumatic Cure with Original Label

    antique medical bottle

    Medical Images From The Past

    1892 - 1910 Antique Newtons Heave Cough Distemper And Indigestion Cure Horse Remedy Tin Skeleton Death. $305.00, via Etsy.

    Light Medicine Wagon - Horse Drawn

    Leeches Niagara Apothecary; Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario.

    Metcalf's Coca Wine was one of a large number of cocaine-containing wines available on the market. All claimed medicinal effects, although they were undoubtedly consumed for their "recreational" value as well.” Coca wine contained 30 grains of Erythroxylum coca (from which Cocaine is made) per ounce of wine

    1900 Antique Frasers Chamomilla Nerve Tonic Bottle w Contents Quack Medicine

    Instruction doll for 19th century Japanese midwives.

    18th Century: Witches Chair, a torture device intending to cause death by blood loss.

    hand-painted late eighteenth century ceramic inhaler by Rorstrand