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Tincture of opium   /tˈɪŋktʃər əv ˈoʊpiəm/   Listen
Tincture of opium

Narcotic consisting of an alcohol solution of opium or any preparation in which opium is the main ingredient.  Synonym: laudanum.

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"Tincture of opium" Quotes from Famous Books

... through the kidnies, as large as can be easily borne, once or twice a day. Along with this method the warm bath should be used for an hour once or twice a day. After repeated evacuations a clyster, consisting of two drams of turpentine dissolved by yolk of egg, and sixty drops of tincture of opium, should be used at night, and repeated, with cathartic medicines interposed, every night, or alternate nights. Aerated solution of alcali should be taken internally, and balsam of copaiva, three or four times ...
— Zoonomia, Vol. II - Or, the Laws of Organic Life • Erasmus Darwin

... and acetate of lead, of each seven grains, in four ounces of elder-flower water; add one drachm of laudanum (tincture of opium), and the same quantity of ...
— Enquire Within Upon Everything - The Great Victorian Domestic Standby • Anonymous

Words linked to "Tincture of opium" :   opiate, laudanum, camphorated tincture of opium

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