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

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

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Usage conditions apply
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: For coughs due to colds. Soothes the throat, Promotes expectoration.
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Object Name
otc preparation
Other Terms
Patent Medicines; Drugs; Liquid
Date made
after 1931
G. G. Green, Inc.
L. M. Green
Physical Description
glass (container material)
cork (stopper material)
paper (label material)
tar and wild cherry compound (drug active ingredient)
overall: 7 3/8 in x 2 3/8 in x 1 3/8 in; 18.7325 cm x 6.0325 cm x 3.4925 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard J. Dziedzic, pharmacist, Kadow Pharmacy, Milwaukee, WI
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
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Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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