Forrest's Juniper Tar Compound

Forrest's Juniper Tar Compound

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Usage conditions apply
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: Coughs, nasal congestion and throat irritations due to colds. Used externally for superficial wounds, small cuts and burns.
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Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
after 1906
place made
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
Physical Description
alcohol: 22% (overall active ingredients)
juniper tar (overall active ingredients)
oil of pine tar (overall active ingredients)
pine tar (overall active ingredients)
petroleum distillate (overall active ingredients)
caramel coloring (overall active ingredients)
overall: 3 5/8 in x 1 1/2 in x 1/2 in; 9.2075 cm x 3.81 cm x 1.27 cm
ID Number
nonaccession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Howard Kouzel
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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