Sometime in the late 19th century, an interesting advertisement appeared in the newspapers: it praised Heroin Hydrochloride as a miracle ingredient, the perfect addition to cough elixirs, balsams, drops and lozenges, in short, cough medicines of any kind! Of course, it suppressed the cough – what the advertisement didn’t tell you was that it could suppress life itself!
History is replete with such bloopers – sincere and honest stories of products and practices that were created and marketed, without any understanding of the severe harm they could cause! Check out some crazy examples in this infographic.
Bad Practices You Thought Were Good For You!
Infographic by – Grey Haze