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History[edit]. Two historical Sioux City sarsaparilla bottles, as used in retail sale for decades by Sioux City brand from United States, until the 2010s. Sarsaparilla was popular in the United States in the 19th century. According to advertisements for patent medicines of the period, it was considered to be ...

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Sarsaparilla may refer to: Biology[edit]. Several species of plants, of the genus Smilax, including: Smilax ornata, also known as Honduran or Jamaican sarsaparilla; Smilax aristolochiifolia, known as Mexican sarsaparilla; Smilax aspera, a flowering vine found worldwide; Smilax glyciphylla, sweet sarsaparilla, native to ...

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May 29, 2003 ... History and Archeology of Sarsaparilla. Sarsaparilla did not become well-known until the 16th century. During these t imes Caribbean and North American Indians suggested its use as a treatment for va rious skin ailments, urinary problems and to help maintain ones' youth and energ y. Sarsaparilla root ...

www.livestrong.com/article/491829-sarsaparilla-vs-root-beer

Oct 3, 2017 ... The history of sassafras is a long one, and Native Americans have traditionally used the plant for a wide range of medicinal uses. Sassafras has been used as a spring tonic and blood purifier. The leaves were eaten raw or cooked, and the dried root was used for making tea. All parts of the sassafras tree ...

www.newenglandhistoricalsociety.com/james-cook-ayer-sarsaparilla-king-lowell-mass

May 5, 2014 ... In 1843, James Cook Ayer mixed up a cherry cough medicine in a Lowell, Mass., apothecary while his boss was on vacation in Europe.

www.beveragehistory.com/2018/01/sarsaparilla-soft-drink.html

Jan 11, 2018 ... Sarsaparilla is a carbonated soft drink originally made from the native Central American plant smilax ornata. In Spanish the plant is known as zarzaparrilla. Traditionally it was made with sassafras root as well as sarsaparilla root. Sarsaparilla root has been used commercially as a foaming ingredient and ...

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Botanical Source and History of Sarsaparilla,Smilax root. Smilax sarsaparilla Smilax Aristolochiaefolia The Sarsaparillas are all climbing plants, having aculeate (prickly) stems; there are many species, but they do not all possess medicinal activity. Most of the drug-yielding species grow in the marshy forests of Mexico and ...

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Apr 26, 2008 ... ... effects of sarsaparilla might make your choice easier. Native to the jungles of Central America, the Smilax medica plant is a long green, thorny hardwood vine. Indian healers long ago found it surprisingly strengthening and energizing for those who brewed up the root and drank the extract. Some History ...

www.aihd.ku.edu/foods/Sarsparilla.html

Sarsaparilla. Smilax regelii/Smilax Ornata. Jamaican sarsaparilla, Honduran sarsaparilla. By Scott Sheu. Sarsaparilla is actually a tonic made up of several vine plants from the Smilax family. However, the vine most associated wit the plant is Smilax regelii. Sarsaparilla has a long, medicinal history and was one of the first ...