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
Antique Bayer Heroin Bottle - By heroin, which was often advertised as a cough suppressant, could only legally be obtained in the US with a prescription. Heroin was banned for medicinal use in the US in
Stickney and Poor's Paregoric was a mixture of opium and alcohol. Doses for infants, children, and adults are given on the bottle, starting at babies 5 days old. Mothers rubbed this on their babies gums for teething. My mom told me about this stuff!