Wolcott's Instant Pain Annihilator
|Wolcott's Instant Pain Annihilator|
"A man suffering the torment of many demons; he banishes them with Wolcott's formula." (c. 1863)
|Creator(s)||R. L. Wolcott|
|Year created||c. 1860s|
|Vendors||R. L. Wolcott & Co.|
Wolcott's Instant Pain Annihilator was a patent medicine, manufactured by R. L. Wolcott and sold across the United States through regional agents. The exact composition of the medicine is unknown, though it may have been laudanum-based (an alcoholic tincture of opium).
Magazine and Newspaper Adverts
- Wolcott, R. L., ed. (1869), The Year of the Jubilee, New York, http://nyshistoricnewspapers.org/lccn/np00110010/ — includes poems, testimonials, etc., promoting the Instant Pain Annihilator.