Ginger Drops, Mid-1800s Candy Classic

$4.25

The fun, delicious kick of real, natural ginger in a sweet hard candy. A classic mid-1800s sweet. 30 drops per bag.

A Bit of History

Among the many medicines of old, were the boiled sugars, containing horehound, lemon and other ingredients we now mainly consider flavorings. In the mid-1800s with the rise of the tasty and inexpensive candies, medicines found a new life as drops. Ginger was first brought to North America by British sailors in the 1600s who used it to treat sea sickness.

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