soothing syrup

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medicine in the form of a syrup that has a calming effect

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Mrs Winslow's Soothing Syrup was withdrawn from sale in the UK in 1930.
However, one age-old doesn't require you to leave You won't find 's Soothing Syrup in mums' cabinets these days be a hero, said that I was going to stay at uni.
From above left, clockwise: A Victoria child with her dolls pram; front page of the Birmingham Gazette on April 25,1916; poster of 1890 advertising Mrs Winslow's Soothing Syrup for teething children; Aris's Birmingham Gazette of 1762
Winslow's Soothing Syrup later became one of the most popular patent medicines of the period, marketed through lush advertisements of mothers and children and an annual book of recipes.
Mogadon, largactil, equanil, whatever soothing syrup was appropriate, or merely to hand, down it would go, thus making life considerably easier for everyone, not least those would-be inmates lining up for the next available bed.
with 100% organic dark honey, according to the company--is a line of products manufactured for children, including Honey Soothing Throat Spray, Honey Soothing Syrup and Fast & Effective Cough Relief.
For those with coughs or sore throats, Halls offers a variety of products, including Halls Naturals (made with 100% natural menthol), Halls Plus (a drop with a soothing syrup center), Halls Sugar Free and Halls Warm-Ups (mentholated drops that promise to gently warm and soothe sore throats and cool nasal passages).
The advertisement used Regency women's well-founded anxiety about infant mortality to sell medicine: mothers who do not buy the American Soothing Syrup might lose their children to the secondary complications prompted by teething:
There were other concoctions with equally euphemistic names: Mrs Wilkinson's Soothing Syrup, Infants' Quietness, Mother's Helper or (grandest of them all) Atkinson's Royal Infants' Preservative.
Cannabis extracts were also used in proprietary medicines, including soothing syrups to help babies through teething.