Will morphine cure a child’s common cough and cold? Well, yes, probably, but it’s not something you’d ever give them (unless you were looking for an out-of-the-box way to grab the attention of Child Protective Services, that is).
Morphine, meth, weed, cocaine and heroin are just a few of the medications used back in the day to cure things like sore throats and tooth aches. Yowza!
Once you’ve picked your jaw up from off the floor, take a look how children of yore were cured of what ailed them (and even what didn’t ail them):
Photo credits & source: PharmacyTechs.net
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