No 17th century physician's medical desk could be complete without some apothecary jars filled with strange and pungent ingredients. In the time of Dr Arnott, a real physician who once lived on Mary King's Close, it was essential to analyse and sample patients' internal fluids in order to concoct them an effective cure.
A jar of Severed Veins would certainly indicate that some bloodletting has been going on, which was commonly believed to treat headaches and vertigo. Fortunately, our veins taste rather more like deliciously sweet Strawberry Pencils...
Ingredients: Sugar, Glucose-Fructose Syrup, Invert Sugar Syrup, Wheat Flour, Corn Starch, Palm Fat, Humectant: Glycerol; Acids (Malic & Citric), Potato Starch, Gelatine, Flavourings, Vegetable Oils, (Coconut & Palm), Acidity Regulator: Potassium Citrates, Emulsifier, E471, Salt, Concentrates (Carrot & Blackcurrant) Colour E120.
Dietary and Allergy Advice: May contain traces of Milk.
Store in cool, dry conditions, out of direct sunlight.
Nutritional Information. Typical Values per 100g:
Energy kJ/kcal: 1612kJ/381kcal
- of which saturates: 2.4g
- of which sugars: 64g