Hard medicine capsules were first invented in France, in 1833. The "hard" capsules were invented to hold powdered medicines and "soft" capsules later invented for holding liquids. the casing is made of gelatin which dissolves and delivers medicine faster than the compacted form of a pill when swallowed.
Prior to the capsule, powdered medicine was sold by the dose in a twist of paper that was filled by the chemist/pharmacist in England.
The only note I have ever seen about the colors, was a reference to making them easier to separate, so poeple could tell where the top fit over the bottom.
just a way to identify it!
I think it's to make it easier for identification purposes.
It may be made up of two main ingredients.
All markings and colorings on pills are there to make sure that they are uniquely identified, so that someone doesn't take the wrong medicine.
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Mainly because the ingredients of the pill are two different chemicals , which when making the pill cannot be mixed in together so they are kept separate within a gelatine shell
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