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1890s Opium Rxs

1890s Opium Rxs

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Various hand written antique prescription slips in frames. They're a mix between copies and originals all with dates. All from the 1890s.

Opii is latin for opium 

(It doesn't actually say DIY poison it says sig. poison but it looks like DIY 🤣)

Opium, otherwise known as the happy plant, is a narcotic drug derived from the poppy plant. 

Opium was prescribed for a multitude of symptoms including GI issues, sleep problems, menstrual and pregnancy problems, fever , and mental health conditions. Mostly, it was prescribed as a stimulant for the working class and a pain reliever for wounded soldiers returning from war. There was an opioid crisis in the 1890s. 

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