Hostetter's Celebrated Stomach Bitters

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
Dyspepsia, liver complaint, costiveness and indigestion, intermittent fever, fever and ague, a good anti-bilious, powerful recuperant, appetizer, strengthener of digestive forces, corrective and mild cathartic
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
ca 1920s
maker
Hostetter Company
Physical Description
alcohol, 25% (drug active ingredients)
glass (container material)
paper (container material)
metal (container material)
cork (container material)
Measurements
overall: 8 7/8 in x 2 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in; 22.5425 cm x 6.35 cm x 6.35 cm
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh
ID Number
1988.0618.01
catalog number
1988.0618.01
accession number
1988.0618
subject
Fever & Chill Drugs
Bitters
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
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Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Howard W. Mordue
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