Medicine chest 'time capsule' that reveals the exotic potions used by doctors in 1817.  Perfectly preserved mahogany box found at house in Derbyshire   Comes complete with 29 bottled concoctions  Remedies include Manna, Steers's Opodeldoc and peppermint water. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2164411/19th-century-medicine-chest-time-capsule-1817-containing-dozens-exotic-potions-goes-sale.html#

Medicine chest 'time capsule' that reveals the exotic potions used by doctors in 1817. Perfectly preserved mahogany box found at house in Derbyshire Comes complete with 29 bottled concoctions Remedies include Manna, Steers's Opodeldoc and peppermint water. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2164411/19th-century-medicine-chest-time-capsule-1817-containing-dozens-exotic-potions-goes-sale.html#

Doctors were highly valued but to today's standards, they are very poor at their jobs. Rich people are the only ones that can really afford treatment and medicine because doctors charge for their services. http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/medieval-england/health-and-medicine-in-medieval-england/

Doctors were highly valued but to today's standards, they are very poor at their jobs. Rich people are the only ones that can really afford treatment and medicine because doctors charge for their services. http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/medieval-england/health-and-medicine-in-medieval-england/

Laudanum Victorian Alcholic tinctre with opium sweetened with sugar...taken with Absinthe..heard this mentioned in films wondered what it was ..cheaper than a bottle wine and not taxed..

Laudanum Victorian Alcholic tinctre with opium sweetened with sugar...taken with Absinthe..heard this mentioned in films wondered what it was ..cheaper than a bottle wine and not taxed..

Bayer introduced water-soluble tablets, representing the first-ever medication to be sold in this form. Before long, aspirin was the most popular drug in the world.

Bayer introduced water-soluble tablets, representing the first-ever medication to be sold in this form. Before long, aspirin was the most popular drug in the world.

A morphine bottle from about 1880. Morphine, an opium…..U.S. National Library of Medicine. Your business success = satisfied customers http://youtu.be/LyO3EkP1TdY

A morphine bottle from about 1880. Morphine, an opium…..U.S. National Library of Medicine. Your business success = satisfied customers http://youtu.be/LyO3EkP1TdY

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