Opium

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Title

Opium

Description

Opium is the source of many opiates, including morphine, theabaine, codeine, papaverine, and noscapine. The Roman physician Scribonius described the preparation of opium in his formulary.

Identifier

aj42_1

Citation

“Opium,” Exhibits, accessed August 22, 2017, http://utswlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/146.