Electric Brand Bitters

The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:
The Great Family Remedy for all diseases of the stomach, liver and kidneys, biliousness, general debility, fever and ague, jaundice, blood disorders, and diseases of the urinary organs, neuralgia, nervousness and mental depression. As an appetizer they are unequalled.
DOSE: For an adult: Take from one to three tablespoonsful, three times a day, before or after meals, according to age and constitution of the patient. Weak and delicate constitutions should commence with one tablespoonful, reduced with sweetened water, and increase as the case demands.
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
ca 1908-1914
H.E. Bucklen and Company
Physical Description
alcohol, 18% (drug active ingredients)
paper (container material)
glass (container material)
cork (container material)
bottle: 10 in x 3 in x 3 in; 25.4 cm x 7.62 cm x 7.62 cm
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Nerve & Brain Drugs
Fever & Chill Drugs
Kidney & Urinary Drugs
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs
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Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Ben Posen
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