Friday Fun Fact: Gold-Coated Pills

June 16, 2016

Before gelatin and sugar coatings were invented in the 1800s, pills were sometimes gilded in gold or silver to conceal unpleasant tastes or aromas.

Before gelatin and sugar coatings were invented in the 1800s, pills were sometimes gilded in gold or silver to conceal unpleasant tastes or aromas.