Chromozine

In the 1880s scientists and psychologists experimented with colour therapy. By 1938 you could buy several devices for chromo-therapy such as the Emesay, Kromayer, Alpine Sun, Helion, Chromoclast and Spectro-Chrome. This short film is a modern TV-version for chromo-therapy. It is a room painted in different colors, one after the other, created to cure depressions and stress in large amount of people at the same time.

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In 1946 the American authorities found chromo-therapy to be “ineffective and worthless” and the inventor of the Spectro-Chrome, Colonel Dinshah P Ghadiali was thrown in prison for quackery. This is an image of the Spectro-Chrome.