Doctor Fenner’s Golden Relief

I got pretty lucky here this little box of snakeoil lies is completely unopened. It dates to right around 1920, and is fairly typical of snakeoil tonics of the day, the active ingredients being alcohol, ether, and chloroform, along with a variety of herbal oils, like camphor, and hemlock.

It’s not like Hemlock has ever killed anybody…

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Adrenalin Chloride or Turpentine?

This is either a bottle of Adrenalin Chloride, or an Adrenalin Chloride bottle filled with Turpentine. I ain’t drinking it either way. I choose to believe it’s a bottle of liquid adrenalin.

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