Compound Syrup of Buckthorn and Sarsaparilla

Compound Syrup of Buckthorn and Sarsaparilla

Usage conditions apply
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
Blood purifier. For pimples, blotches, &c. Being vegetable, it can be taken safely at any season. It has no equal as a general tonic and appetizer.
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Object Name
otc preparation
Other Terms
Patent Medicines; Drugs; Liquid
date made
after 1906
place made
United States: Connecticut, Bridgeport
Physical Description
glass (container material)
cork (container material)
paper (container material)
buckthorn (drug active ingredients)
sarsaparilla (drug active ingredients)
iodide potassium (drug active ingredients)
alcohol, 10% (drug active ingredients)
overall: 7 in x 2 1/4 in x 1 3/8 in; 17.78 cm x 5.715 cm x 3.4925 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Cure-alls
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Beauty and Health
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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