Bosak's Horke Vino

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: A valuable aid in dyspepsia, constipation, nervousness, general debility, and in other derangements of the digestive organs
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Bosak Manufacturing Company
Physical Description
alcohol 18-20% (drug active ingredients)
overall: 9 1/8 in x 3 in; 23.1775 cm x 7.62 cm
Place Made
United States: Pennsylvania, Scranton
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Health & Medicine
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs
Nerve & Brain Drugs
Foreign & Imported Products
Balm of America
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Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden
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Visitor Comments

7/19/2013 10:39:13 AM
This product was manufactured by my great-great grandfather, Michael Bosak, the "Bishop of Scranton." How wonderful to see it at the Smithsonian! Information about his life and works is available through the Michael Bosak Society: Na zdravie! Doug Lynott Kensington, MD
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