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The Good Old Days

Instantaneous invigorators and cures of the 1900's

The Good Old Days thanks to Gary Wilkes

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 with a strong cough

The Good Old Days thanks to Gary Wilkes

Metcalf's 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 it would also work as a medicinal treatment

The Good Old Days thanks to Gary Wilkes

Mariani wine was the most famous Coca wine around 1875. Pope Leo XIII used to carry one bottle with him all the time. He awarded Angelo Mariani (the producer) with a Vatican gold medal

The Good Old Days thanks to Gary Wilkes

A paper weight promoting C.F. Boehringer & Soehne (Mannheim, Germany). They were proud of being the biggest producers in the world of products containing Quinine and Cocaine

The Good Old Days thanks to Gary Wilkes

Opium for Asthma - Considered safe since it contained no more than 40% alcohol opium

The Good Old Days thanks to Gary Wilkes

Cocaine Tablets - All stage actors, singers, teachers and preachers had to have them in the 1900's for a maximum performance. Great to 'smooth' the voice

The Good Old Days thanks to Gary Wilkes

Cocaine Toothache Drops - This would make them sleep well - Opium with 46% alcohol

The Good Old Days thanks to Gary Wilkes

Opium for Newborns - Very popular for children in 1885. Not only did they relieve the pain, they made the children happy

No wonder they were called 'The Good Old Days'!

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Glass: Chinese marijuana - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

Pain should not be wasted. - Gerda W Klein

Grief is itself a medicine. - William Cowper

Logic is the anatomy of thought. - Albert Einstein

Pain will leave you, when you let go. - Jeremy Aldana

Surgery is the cry of defeat in medicine. - Martin H. Fischer

The way a doctor writes out a subscription. - Archie Bunker

Pain and suffering are God's megaphone. - C S Lewis

A little chocolate a day keeps the doctor at bay. - Marcia Carrington

The wish for healing has always been half of health. - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Whoever called it necking was a poor judge of anatomy. - Groucho Marx

After two days in hospital I took a turn for the nurse. - WC Fields

A half doctor near is better than a whole one far away. - German Proverb

Through pain I've learned to comfort suffering men. - Virgil

Restore a man to his health, his purse lies open to thee. - Robert Burton

If we become ill, modern medicine can work healing miracles. - Joseph B Wirthlin

Document: Repeating what your Doctor told you in your own words - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint. - Mark Twain

Pleasure of love lasts but a moment. Pain of love lasts a lifetime. - Bette Davis

The pain I feel now is the happiness I had before. That's the deal. - C S Lewis

One of the major goals of health insurance reform is to bring down the cost. - Valerie Jarrett

You care so much you feel as though you will bleed to death with the pain of it. - J K Rowling

You purchase pain with all that joy can give and die of nothing but a rage to live. - Alexander Pope

I recently became a Christian Scientist. It was the only health plan I could afford. - Betsy Salkind

First the Doctor told me the good news: I was going to have a disease named after me. - Steve Martin

When you can tell the story and it doesn't bring up any pain, you known it is healed. - Lyanla Vanzant

My own prescription for health is less paperwork and more running barefoot through the grass. - Leslie Grimutter

If you think health care is expensive now, wait until you see what it costs when it's free. - P.J. O'Rourke

I started out as a football player. I liked to inflict pain. In basketball, it was the same thing. - Shaquille O'Neal

When you’re a nurse you know that every day you will touch a life or a life will touch yours. - Unknown

God loves us too much to leave us alone to contend with the pain, guilt and loneliness of our present life. - Josh McDowell

In the sick room, ten cents' worth of human understanding equals ten dollars' worth of medical science. - Martin H. Fischer

Recommending gastric bypass as a national solution for our diabetes epidemic is bad medicine and bad economics. - Mark Hyman

The New England Journal of Medicine reports that 9 out of 10 doctors agree that 1 out of 10 doctors is an idiot. - Jay Leno

Moderation. Small helpings. Sample a little bit of everything. These are the secrets of happiness and good health. - Julia Child

The trained nurse has become one of the great blessings of humanity, taking a place beside the physician and the priest. - William Osler

The public blabbers about preventive medicine, but will neither appreciate nor pay for it. You get paid for what you cure. - Martin H. Fischer

I'm planning to adopt a dog soon. It wasn't my first choice but my Doctor told me I can't have any biologically. - Bill Murray

While some pain is probably inevitable in all relationships, successful couples are usually the ones who are able to forgive. - Ilona Boniwell

I definitely believe marijuana helps with menstruation. Since I started smoking pot, my girlfriend’s period has become painless for me. - Randy Kagan


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