Hostetter's Celebrated Stomach Bitters

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
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
ca 1920s
Hostetter Company
Physical Description
alcohol, 25% (drug active ingredients)
glass (container material)
paper (container material)
metal (container material)
cork (container material)
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
catalog number
accession number
Fever & Chill Drugs
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
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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