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Antique Sarsaparilla Bottles


Sarsaparila is made from roots of smilax vine, to which alcohol and flavoring was added. It was the most widely distributed cure for syphilis in the 19th century. Advertised in 1820s as helping with the "perspiratory functions of the skin and imparting tone and vigor to debilitated constitutions."


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