Dr. A. Boschee's Syrup of Tar and Wild Cherry

The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:
For coughs due to colds, soothes throat, promotes expectoration
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
after 1906
date made
after September 1926
G. G. Green
L. M. Green
Physical Description
alcohol 1.75% per fluid oz. (drug active ingredients)
morphine sulp. 24/100 grain per fluid oz. (drug active ingredients)
paper (packaging material)
cardboard (packaging material)
glass (bottle material)
overall: 7 5/8 in x 2 5/8 in x 1 3/4 in; 19.3675 cm x 6.6675 cm x 4.445 cm
Place Made
United States: New Jersey, Woodbury
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
G.E. Damon Collection
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Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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