Mrs. Winslow's Syrup


The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:

A stomach and bowel regulator for infants and children. For children teething. A safe remedy for digestive troubles—constipation and diarrhea, feverishness and restlessness.

Date Made: after 1906

Maker: Curtis and Perkins

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, New York City

Subject: Infant & Children's Products - PediatricsIndigestion & Nausea DrugsLaxativesDiarrhea Drugs


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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.293320.1290Catalog Number: 293320.1290Accession Number: 293320

Object Name: otc preparationOther Terms: Drugs

Physical Description: senna (drug active ingredients)sodium citrate (drug active ingredients)fennel (drug active ingredients)sodium bicarbonate (drug active ingredients)rhubarb (drug active ingredients)oil of anise (drug active ingredients)caraway (drug active ingredients)coriander (drug active ingredients)Measurements: overall: 5 1/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 13.0175 cm x 3.175 cm


Record Id: nmah_1298326

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