Month: February 2012

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Early Pharmacy in Washington

Washington Territory’s first doctors prescribed and made their own medicines compounded from plants.  Plant leaves, roots and seeds were ground into powders and made into pills, liquids and plasters.  Widely used were belladonna for headaches and cramps, bloodroot for throat infections and foxglove (digitalis)…

Carter Drugs

When LeRoy Carter came to Everett in 1946, he didn’t plan to stay.  World War II had just ended and he was serving aboard the cargo vessel USS Tate.  The ship had been damaged in the invasion at Okinawa and was brought to the…