Electric Brand Bitters

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
For all diseases of the the stomach, liver, and kidneys, biliousness, general debility, fever and ague, blood disorders, liver complaints, jaundice, kidney complaints and diseases of urinary organs, neuralgia, nervousness and mental depression. As an appetizer they are unequaled.
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
ca 1908-1918
H.E. Bucklen and Company
Physical Description
alcohol, 18% (drug active ingredients)
paper (container material)
cardboard (container material)
glass (container material)
box: 8 5/8 in x 2 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in; 21.9075 cm x 6.35 cm x 6.35 cm
bottle: 8 7/8 in x 2 3/8 in x 2 3/8 in; 22.5425 cm x 6.0325 cm x 6.0325 cm
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs
Kidney & Urinary Drugs
Fever & Chill Drugs
Blood & Liver 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 Ben Posen
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