Pil: Opii (Opium)

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Title

Pil: Opii (Opium)

Description

'Pil' is an abbreviation of 'pilulae' or 'pills'. In the Middle Ages, the majority of pain relieving mixtures contained at least one of these three ingredients: opium, henbane, or mandrake.

Identifier

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Citation

“Pil: Opii (Opium),” Exhibits, accessed December 13, 2017, http://utswlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/149.