Dr. J. Walker's Vinegar Bitters

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
Dyspepsia, indigestion, rheumatism, diarrhea, consumption, catarrh, bronchitis, neuralgia, headache, boils, ulcers, sore eyes, dropsy, scald head, paralysis, erysipelas, scrofula, tetter, skin diseases, bilious, remittant and intermittant fevers, pains in the back, shoulders, heart and chest, liver and kidney troubles, stomach ache, jaundice, gout and fits, dizziness, colds and coughs, croup, palpitation of the heart, lead colic, nausea, biliousness, constipation, piles, worms
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
1870-1890
maker
R. H. McDonald Drug Company
Measurements
overall: 8 1/2 in x 2 7/8 in; 21.59 cm x 7.3025 cm
Place Made
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
MG*293320.1284
catalog number
293320.1284
accession number
293320
subject
Bitters
Rheumatism & Arthritis Drugs
Diarrhea Drugs
Fever & Chill Drugs
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
Pain & Neuralgia Drugs
Blood & Liver Drugs
Kidney & Urinary Drugs
Vermifuges & Parasiticides
Skin & Dermatology Drugs
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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