History of Morphine

Morphine is a highly potent opiate (narcotic) analgesic that is used to treat moderate to moderately severe chronic pain. Morphine is said to be the most powerful pain reliever medicine has to offer today and sets the standard by which all other opiate potency is tested. The potential for morphine addiction is very high, both physically and psychologically. History of Morphine (Opium Poppy) Morphine was discovered by Freidrich Wilhelm Adam Serturner (1783-1841), an obscure, uneducated,...