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The common pain-killer which was popular in the 17th-18th centuries:
2 ounces of opium;
1 ounce of saffron;
a drachm of cinnamon and cloves
- all dissolved in a pint of Canary wine.
To your happy health!
This is how Opium poppy (Papaver somniferum) grows in the wild. Watch out!
Do you know some more natural pain-killers?
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