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 who had a strong cough.
Metcalf Coca Wine was one of a huge variety of wines with cocaine on the market. Everybody used to say that it would make you happy and would also work as a medicinal treatment.
Mariani wine (1875) was the most famous Coca wine of its time. Pope Leo XIII used to always carry one bottle with him. He awarded Angelo Mariani (the producer) with a Vatican gold medal.
Produced by Maltine Manufacturing Company of New York. It was suggested that you should take a full glass with or after every meal. Children should take half a glass.
Opium for Asthma:
Cocaine Tablets (1900):
All stage actors, singers teachers and preachers had to have them for a maximum performance. Great to "smooth" the voice.
Cocaine Drops for Toothache:
Very popular for children in 1885. Not only relieved the pain, but made the children happy!
Opium for New-Borns:
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