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Medicine Bottles361 of 370Tiny FolgersGatsby Summer Afternoon — medicine for women's troubles
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Posted 7 years ago


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I bought this at an estate sale. I haven't found what the drug is. anyone know?

Mystery Solved


  1. shaliberty, 7 years ago
    the two components together is what made ether
  2. areliczone areliczone, 7 years ago
    Thank you very much!
  3. gingerakesler gingerakesler, 5 years ago
    I'm a pharmacist (PharmD) by trade, I think I'm seeing "Luton", is that correct? Can you take a closer and larger picture? I'm pretty sure I know, but want to make sure!
    Very nice find, btw!
  4. gingerakesler gingerakesler, 5 years ago
    Sorry, "Lotun"?
  5. gingerakesler gingerakesler, 5 years ago
    Aether is latin for Ether, so Lotum would make more it an "m"?
    I would be very careful with this stuff, though it dies look to be quite old, the chemicals from it's breakdown can be more dangerous...sulfuric acid, arsenic, etc.
    Is the substance yellowish? Have any odor?
    Sorry, I just find this personally fascinating! :)
  6. vetraio50 vetraio50, 5 years ago
    Hi! I see aether lotum. I think the 'lotum' means 'washed'.
    But I'm looking forward to knowing what aether lotum means.
    Perhaps it's a little bit of alchemy?
    Or is it just 'filler'?

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