Description: This large Indian Medicine was first manufactured in 1856 by Severy and Howe of Melrose Mass. An ad from 1870 gives this information: "Dr. Larookah, a celebrated Indian, has discovered in the combination of four kinds of common Roots and Herbs, a remedy that is warranted to cure Consumption in all cases where the lungs are not mostly consumed, and sufficient left to sustain life; and every disease, of whatever name, having its seat on the lungs or in the bronchial tubes." (Courtesy Dr Cannon Medicine Chest). Crude Smooth Base (Snap Case Mold). There are no known pontiled versions of this medicine. American C. 1870.
Embossed: DR LAROOKAH’S // INDIAN / VEGETABLE // PULMONIC SYRUP
Height: 8 5/8” H.
Color: Deep Aqua
Condition: Excellent. Nice deep aqua color, strongly embossed.
Item No. 170