Mother Seigel's Curative Syrup

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
For tonic and alterative effect. Laxative and cathartic.
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1900
after 1880
A. J. White, Limited
overall: 5 in x 1 7/8 in x 1 1/8 in; 12.7 cm x 4.7625 cm x 2.8575 cm
Place Made
United States: New York, New York
United Kingdom: England, London
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Health & Medicine
Tonics, Minerals & Vitamins
Balm of America
See more items in
Medicine and Science: Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Additional Media

Visitor Comments

2/12/2016 5:29:24 PM
John Hughes
It was known in Australia in 1879, and much advertised though the 1880s. First reference :- Launceston Examiner (Tasmania. : 1842 - 1899) Monday 20 October 1879, Page 1
Add a comment about this object

**Please read before submitting the form**

Have a comment or question about this object to share with the community? Please use the form below. Selected comments will appear on this page and may receive a museum response (but we can't promise). Please note that we generally cannot answer questions about the history, rarity, or value of your personal artifacts.

Have a question about anything else, or would you prefer a personal response? Please visit our FAQ or contact page.

Personal information will not be shared or result in unsolicited e-mail. See our privacy policy.

Enter the characters shown in the image.