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Bayer began selling liquid Heroin in 1899 for pain relief.     I bet it did the trick, too.

Heroin - by Bayer, the trusted name in pain relief. 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

Cocaine Candy used to be legal

☤ MD ☞ ☆☆☆ "Cocaine Candy, Guaranteed to Deaden That Sweet Tooth" Vintage Metal Sign.

Opium... S)

~ Opium for relief of headache, pain, "excitability," “women’s discomforts.” alcohol and 3 grams of opium per ounce.

History of Medical Marijuana | What is Marijuana? - via http://gogreencross.com/what-is-medical-marijuana-history-facts.html

1906 Cannabis Indica Fluidextract Medicine made available by the American Druggist Syndicate in NY. This medicine was made from the flowering tops of cannabis sativa. an indica product made with sativa.

History of the Coca Cola bottle (1899 till now)

Funny pictures about The evolution of the Coca-Cola bottle. Oh, and cool pics about The evolution of the Coca-Cola bottle. Also, The evolution of the Coca-Cola bottle photos.

So pretty.

Cocaine was legal in the US until 1914 - would make a cheeky sugar jar :)

Yuck! Tapeworms as a diet aid... "In fact, the tapeworm is the modern era’s first diet aid. The tapeworm diet got its start in the Victorian era when wealthy fashionistas began to look for ways to string those corsets tighter and tighter. Later, this weight loss method really picked up steam in the 1920′s when Flappers started to look for ways to get rid of those pesky, feminine curves."

"… In fact, the tapeworm is the modern era’s first diet aid. The tapeworm diet got its start in the Victorian era when wealthy fashionistas began to look for ways to string those corsets tighter.

Vintage Dr. Pepper Ad

Pepper Soft Drink Ad - wow--Funny, I don'ot remember any reaction like that.

Pelikan's Balsam for Lungs.

Balsam for Lungs with Alcohol, Heroin and Chloroform vintage medicine label. It would repress the coughing but in someone with pneumonia it possibly could have been fatal.

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