Daily Archives: May 20th, 2009

When Medicines Were Simple & Effective..

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Bayer's heroin: Between 1890 and 1910 heroin was sold as a non-addictive substitute for morphine. It was also used to treat children with strong cough.

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Mariani wine (1875) was the most famous Coca wine of it's time. Pope Leo XIII used to carry one bottle with him

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For Inhaling IF You Have Asthma

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Cocaine tablets(1900) - All stage actors, singers, teachers, and preachers had to have them for a maximum performance

Ahh…thanks to medical research, we have better alternatives nowadays. But are all of today’s products free from side-effects?

(Thanks to Ron in Vancouver for the material)

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