Seven paper wrappers each containing a stick of confection of opium (20 grains each)

Seven paper wrappers each containing a stick of confection of opium (20 grains each). Opium has an analgesic action and a narcotic action which is due to its morphine content. Opium acts less rapidly than morphine since it is more slowly absorbed. wrapper has been opened, the remaining 6 appear to be in the original sealed state.

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Category:
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Object Number:
A656896 Pt11
type:
sample
taxonomy:
  • drug
credit:
Wellcome Trust

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