Category: morphine

Human saliva contains a painkiller called Opiorphin that is about six times more powerful than morphine. Saliva from humans has yielded a natural painkiller up to six times more powerful than morphine, researchers say. 

Human saliva contains a painkiller called Opiorphin that is about six times more powerful than morphine. Saliva from humans has yielded a natural painkiller up to six times more powerful than morphine, researchers say. 

In 1898, Bayer introduced

diacetylmorphine

which was marketed as a cure for morphine addiction and cough suppressant. The drug is better known by its trade name, Heroin.