If I mention Scotts Emulsion Cod Liver Oil, most of you you’d think of the orange flavoured kind you can get at the pharmacy. Something like this:
Tastes great, like Haliborange.
But back when i was a kid, when my mother said it was time for Scott’s Emulsion, i had to run for cover. Back then it was a bottle of thick white stuff, no nice orange flavour, it had a strong, almost nauseating fishy flavour. My brother and I always had to close our nose drinking it, and the thick fishy taste stayed with you for hours after that. Especially when you burped. Ewwwww.
I couldn’t find a pic of it online but, it looked a bit like this:
And it came in a glass bottle like this:
Apparently, the bottles seem to fetch good prices with antique collectors on eBay.
I dunno which is worse, drinking that stuff or the black bitter Chinese meds my grandma make us drink whenever we were sick.