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A soft drink flavoured with Jamaica sarsaparilla (Smilax officinalis) or other herbs of similar flavour. Formerly a staple of 'Temperance Bars', and widely promoted as a 'blood purifier', one of the few remaining makers, Mawson's of Oldham, also include ginger and liquorice in their cordial.

Sarsaparilla Cordial
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