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Medicinal Ice Cream

A glorious paradox
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Ah yes, ice cream, ice cream, we all scream for ice cream. Yet is it coincidence that we also scream from throbbing headaches or chronic constipation? I think not.

Clearly nature is pointing us inthe direction of Medicinal Ice Cream, whereby varying standard flavours of (possibly low-fat, low-sugar) ice cream are infused with painkillers, vitamins or laxatives.

I'm thinking Aspirin Chip, Cod-Liver-Oil Ripple, things like that. Morphine Delight. Lemsip Swirl. Codeine & Caramel. The list is endless!

Obviously each tub would have to have guidlines for the maximum amounts a person should have. But I don't see this as being a problem.

pooduck, Jul 09 2005

(?) Hemp Ice Cream http://www.coolhemp...en_home_review1.htm
It contains hemp but has normal flavours [Canuck, Jul 09 2005]

my own special meds delivery system Bio_20Darts
see how well received this one was! [dentworth, Jul 09 2005]

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       I don't know why but I keep reading the title as Medieval Ice Cream.
hidden truths, Jul 09 2005
  

       God only knows what that would have in it.
pooduck, Jul 09 2005
  

       I broke my spoon on the viagra sundae.   

       (...."hard" ice cream...)
crater, Jul 09 2005
  

       take two scoops and call me in the morning
benfrost, Jul 09 2005
  

       This seems fundamentally different to me than candy flavored medicine.   

       Maybe this should be more like anesthetic ice-cream?
bristolz, Jul 09 2005
  

       Yup, you're right, we all need different, and more fascinating ways to ingest our addictions. OOps, I mean meds.   

       //Clearly nature is pointing us inthe direction of Medicinal Ice Cream, whereby varying standard flavours of (possibly low-fat, low-sugar) ice cream are infused with painkillers, vitamins or laxatives.   

       I'm thinking Aspirin Chip, Cod-Liver-Oil Ripple, things like that. Morphine Delight. Lemsip//
blissmiss, Jul 09 2005
  

       For some strange reason while I was reading the possible flavours of medicinal ice cream my mind came up with "Hemp" ice cream, to which my stomach said "Yuck!", but lo, it does exist - see link.   

       Still doesn't sound very appealing, though. (Sorry for the sidetrack.)
Canuck, Jul 09 2005
  

       I think this is nothing more than an existing product, with drugs added to it. Nothing new, or different about this. Same thing as the "medicinal lollypops" and countless other ideas, that take an existing food stuff, and toss in a med.   

       What's next? Hmmm, the standard fare at nursing homes, Applesauce ala Colace? (This is usually a remedy when the resident catches on to the "spiked" ice cream cup.)   

       Creative, very creative.
blissmiss, Jul 09 2005
  

       It would make giving medicine to unwell children easier though.
hidden truths, Jul 09 2005
  

       shameless promo link
dentworth, Jul 09 2005
  

       bliss has a very reasonable point: it's dangerous to make life-threatening drugs so appealing.   

       I was thinking only about something like a sore-throat treatment.
bristolz, Jul 09 2005
  

       Well obviously the most dangerours desserts would only be available with subscription.   

       //I think this is nothing more than an existing product, with drugs added to it.// I would say that quite a few ideas on HB are based on the fusion of two products. The art is finding two seperate ideas which are compatible and beneficial when combined, and which noone else has thought of yet.   

       Yes [hidden] that's exactly what I was thinking.   

       [bristolz] I believe [miss] also referred to medicinal lollipops, of which I am sure if you eat enough of can be fatal. Of course milder drugs would be available in ice-cream form possibly only in chemists/pharmacies. Also wouldn't anesthetic ice-cream prevent you from tasting the gorgeousness after a couple of scoops?   

       [Canuck] lol that brings a new meaning to 'taste the rainbow'
pooduck, Jul 09 2005
  

       There are apothecaries that compound all sorts of medications in flavored or textured forms to better taste and thereby better compliance. No one really thinks this a bad thing, but to my knowledge you would be shut down for selling medicated food. Sell all the medication you wish flavored to please, pass it off as food, but don't package and label it as food or you'll find yourself in violation of pure food and drug laws.
reensure, Jul 10 2005
  

       I see a potential problem. All the ice cream addicts will become addicted to the drug. All the drug addicts will become addicted to the ice cream. Your factory will have to deal with this somehow...   

       In front of the factory doors, on the left hand side you may need an array of shiny things, spiral wheels and so on. Lint, etc. This distracts the angry principally stoned customers.   

       On the right side, you have some kind of gated ice cream stand to take care of the principally fat angry customers. Serve them knock out ice cream and send them away.   

       [crater] I think the viagra goes in the soft-serve ice cream. Consume it in a bitter enough winter and it gets harder as you do.
joeforker, Jul 10 2005
  

       I saw viagra flavored ice cream at a fancy ice cream store once.
i-Mer, Nov 29 2005
  
      
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