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Current Obsession: Old Medicine Bottles

Current Obsession: Old Medicine Bottles

Before every pill came in an orange-tinted bottle with a white cap, they were dispensed in small glass numbers with sharp little labels. They often treated minor problems in ways that now seem crazy. “Oh, your child has a cough? Here’s some heroin.” Now those bottles, if you can find them, sport a worn appearance that make them look great on display in your home. Here’s a look at some of those fantastic potions you can rummage through eBay for.

Addiction Research Unit
BBC History
Martha’s Vintage Attic
Before It’s News
Antique Cannabis Book
Bytes Daily
Vitruvian Musings
Harm Reduction Center
Agro Weed
Dea Museum
Museum Victoria

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