bottle; controlled drug; opium

preparer:
Pierre Joseph Pelletier

Glass bottle with cork stopper and wax seal and paper label to contain sampleof narceine powder. Believed to have been prepared by Pelletier of France. Narceine is an alkaloid obtained from opium, and as such as weak narcotine-like action and can administered in a pill.

Details

Category:
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Object Number:
A600197
Materials:
bottle, glass, content, narceine, scal, sealing wax
type:
opium
taxonomy:
  • drug
credit:
Wellcome Trust
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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