Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup

[No indications or uses for this product are provided on its packaging.]
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1880-1906
after 1938
Anglo-American Drug Company
Physical Description
senna (drug active ingredients)
rhubarb (drug active ingredients)
sodium citrate (drug active ingredients)
sodium bicarbonate (drug active ingredients)
oil of anise (drug active ingredients)
fennel (drug active ingredients)
caraway (drug active ingredients)
coriander (drug active ingredients)
glycerine (drug active ingredients)
sugar syrup (drug active ingredients)
overall: 5 1/8 in x 1 3/8 in; 13.0175 cm x 3.4925 cm
Place Made
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Infant & Children's Products - Pediatrics
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
G.E. Damon Collection
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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