Bottle of Paregoric Elixir

1801-1900 in Norwich

Glass bottle with glass stopper for Paregoric elixir (camphorated tincture of opium) with trace amounts remaining. 95 mm x 40 mm x 40 mm, 117 g. Printed chemists label reads, 'PAREGORIC ELIXIR/ Medicinal Use.- As an anodyne in Coughs/ Dose.- Half to a tea-spoonful, in water/ Francis Sutton & Co. Chemists...'. Norwich, 19th century.


Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Object Number:
A181423 Pt13
Wellcome Trust

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