Emerson's Excelsior Botanic Bitters

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
A tonic that promotes digestion, improves the appetite, invigorates the nervous system and purifies the blood.
Dose: A wineglassful 3 times a day, before meals.
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Object Name
otc preparation
Object Type
OTC Preparation
date made
ca 1900
Burns, E. H.
Physical Description
glass (container material)
paper (container material)
overall: 8 3/8 in x 2 3/4 in x 1 1/2 in; 21.2725 cm x 6.985 cm x 3.81 cm
place made
United States: Maine, Augusta
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Tonics, Minerals & Vitamins
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 Richard W. Pollay
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