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In the early 1920’s, Doctor Manfred Sakel pioneered the idea of therapy through induced coma. Schizophrenic and other mental patients were injected with high doses of insuline in order to put them in a coma, which Sakel believed they emerged from cured.

prev pinner note: Patient receiving insulin shock therapy treatment in mental hospital, which causes a coma condition in this patient. Location: Worchester, MA, US Date taken: August 1949

Now, this is terrifying!  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.

Have you taken your once a day dose of Bayer Heroin, today? 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.

Now, this is terrifying!  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.

Have you taken your once a day dose of Bayer Heroin, today? 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.

"Victorian syringe case for cocaine by Science Museum London.  An interesting article on the Addictive History of Medicine is here, mentioning Holmes, of course." cocaine was used as a normal remedy for colds, and it was also used as a literary vice, used by Conan Doyle, when writing the famous 'Sherlock Holmes' #apeurovictoria

"Victorian syringe case for cocaine by Science Museum London. An interesting article on the Addictive History of Medicine is here, mentioning Holmes, of course." cocaine was used as a normal remedy for colds