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Title

Bottle of Laudanum

Description

Pictured here is a glass bottle that once contained a solution of Laudanum. Laudanum contains about 1% of morphine and was a remedy for menstrual cramps during the time of the Victorians. Although a pain reliever, this substance is incredibly addictive!

Creator

The Medical Hall, Edinburgh

Date

c. Unknown

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Metal

Bottle of Laudanum

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Metal

Files

medicine chest 19.jpg
medicine chest 21.jpg

Collection

Citation

The Medical Hall, Edinburgh, “Bottle of Laudanum,” Heritage, accessed December 10, 2018, https://heritage.rcpsg.ac.uk/items/show/184.