Each fluidounce of Ayer's sarsaparilla represents

Sarsaparilla root..... 10 parts

Yellow dock root..... 8 parts

Licorice root......... 8 parts

Buckthorn bark..... 4 parts

Burdock root........ 3 parts

Senna leaves........ 2 parts

Black cohosh root.. . . 2 parts

Stillingia root....... 4 parts

Poke root........... 1 part

Cinchona red bark... 2 parts

Potassium iodide. ... 4 parts

Solvent Alcohol, 10.5 minims to each fluidrachm;

glycerin, syrup, water.

This is the formula as given by Dr. Charles H. Stowell, of the Ayer Company, to the daily papers, for advertising purposes.

Sarsaparilla Flavoring

Oil wintergreen......     6 parts

Oil sassafras........     2 parts

Oil cassia...........     1.5 parts

Oil clove............     1.5 parts

Oil anise...........     1.5 parts

Alcohol.............   60 parts

Sarsaparilla Syrup

Simple syrup........ 40 ounces

Sarsaparilla flavoring. 1 drachm

Caramel to color.

SARSAPARILLA EXTRACT

See Essences and Extracts.