tincture of opium

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narcotic consisting of an alcohol solution of opium or any preparation in which opium is the main ingredient


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Bamford's title Laudanum alludes to the drug induced transformations of mind and matter often associated with Carroll, his characters and our own experience as readers of Alice--and laudanum was also a tincture of opium supposedly used by Carroll to ease his painful arthritis.
Victorians from the Queen down were frequent users of laudanum, a tincture of opium sold freely over chemists' counters, and I don't recall society being brought to its knees.
Another product of historical interest is laudanum, an alcoholic tincture of opium sometimes sweetened with sugar.
A tincture of opium requires a triplicate prescription, which means that a physician keeps a copy, along with the pharmacy and the DEA," explains pharmacist David Amin.
as if in sympathy with the rainy Sunday, looked dun and stupid, just as any mortal druggist might be expected to look on a Sunday: and, when I asked for the tincture of opium, he gave it to me as any other man might do.