Daily Archives: May 20th, 2009

When Medicines Were Simple & Effective..


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.


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


For Inhaling IF You Have Asthma


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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