Definition funny of Laudanum:

urbanAn opiate of the ninteenth century. Good times.

urbanLet us procure some laudanum henry and be cultured. ha HA ha HA.

urbanFrom the book The House of The Scorpion. A drug containing alcohol and opium. The opium being dissolved in the alcohol. Three drops of the laudanum can knock a human out for eight hours.

urbanI got high off dat laudanum the other day.

urbanA drug that started out as a "Cure-all", drug for the poor, who in the pre-20th century era were too uneducated and ignorant to understand that there was no such thing as a cure-all. Many died from overdosing because warning labels and instructions often didn't come with a bottle, it was made illegal in the US by about 1900. It had no real healing power, although it was one of the first widely accepted placeabos used.

urbanA dangerous drug that doesn't appear to be in wide circulation anymore.


Songs about Laudanum:

songsLaudanum by Letters To Cleo from the Album Wholesale Meats And Fish

songsLaudanum by Days Between Stations from the Album Days Between Stations

songsSaffron Laudanum by David Sylvian & Stephan Mathieu from the Album Wandermüde

songsLaudanum by Brother Sun Sister Moon from the Album Way Down Deep

songsLaudanum Blues by Nikki Sudden from the Album The Boy from Nowhere Who Fell out of the Sky, Vol.3

songsLaudanum by The Chronicles of Israfel from the Album Starborn, Tome I

songsLady Laudanum by Pilote from the Album The Slowdown


Books about Laudanum:

booksIn the Arms of Morpheus: The Tragic History of Morphine, Laudanum and Patent Medicines by Barbara Hodgson (Oct 6, 2001)

booksLAUDANUM: An entry from Macmillan Reference USA's Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol and Addictive Behavior... by GAVRIL W. PASTERNAK (2001)

booksLaudanum by Cray Donnelly (Jul 14, 2003)

booksThe Fair, Laudanum and Passion by Madeleine Swann and Soilnatine (Jan 24, 2013)

booksGin et laudanum by Brett Halliday (1949)

booksTracey Moffatt -- laudanum. by Brigitte Reinhardt (Jan 1, 1999)

booksSleep Scenes: Or, Dreams of a Laudanum Drinker [In Verse]. by Sleep Scenes (Aug 31, 2012)


Wiki information Laudanum:

Medical Treatment

Laudanum is a tincture of opium containing approximately 10% powdered opium by weight. Reddish-brown and extremely bitter, laudanum contains almost all of the opium alkaloids, including morphine and codeine, and its high morphine concentration makes...

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