Wampole's Preparation

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The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
Tonic, stimulant
Currently not on view
Date made
after 1926
Henry K. Wampole and Company
Place Made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Physical Description
alcohol 12% (drug active ingredients)
cod liver oil (drug active ingredients)
fluid extract of wild cherry (drug active ingredients)
compound syrup of hypophosphites (drug active ingredients)
box: 8 3/4 in x 3 3/8 in x 2 3/8 in; 22.225 cm x 8.5725 cm x 6.0325 cm
bottle: 8 3/8 in x 3 1/8 in x 2 1/8 in; 21.2725 cm x 7.9375 cm x 5.3975 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Tonics, Minerals & Vitamins
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History


This tonic had a presence in our home all our growing-up years. My father always kept it and had all children (11 of us) take it regularly. I would like to get an empty bottle that contained it, or, at least get a picture of it for keeps. I am now 85 years old, and oh! how I remember it. It was a good-tasting tonic.

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