Dr. Flint's Quaker Bitters

The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:
A stomach tonic. For nervousness, catarrh of the head and stomach, scrofulous humor, canker, pimples and humors on the face, summer complaints, female weaknesses. Restores the appetite, purifies the blood. For dyspepsia, constipation, sick headache, dizziness, low spirits caused by disordered stomach, rheumatism, neuralgia, kidney and liver complaints, bilious attacks, piles, malaria, torpidity of the system, languor, general debility, fever and ague.
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
Quaker Bitters Company
Physical Description
alcohol 22.5 % (drug active ingredients)
red clover blossoms (drug active ingredients)
triticum repens (witch grass) (drug active ingredients)
rock rose (drug active ingredients)
yellow dock (drug active ingredients)
sarsaparilla (drug active ingredients)
dandelion (drug active ingredients)
gentian (drug active ingredients)
juniper (drug active ingredients)
wild cherry (drug active ingredients)
box: 9 1/2 in x 3 1/4 in x 2 1/2 in; 24.13 cm x 8.255 cm x 6.35 cm
bottle: 9 1/8 in x 3 1/8 in x 2 1/8 in; 23.1775 cm x 7.9375 cm x 5.3975 cm
place made
United States: Rhode Island, Providence
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Blood & Liver Drugs
Fever & Chill Drugs
Nerve & Brain Drugs
Skin & Dermatology Drugs
Women's Health Products
Rheumatism & Arthritis Drugs
Pain & Neuralgia Drugs
Kidney & Urinary Drugs
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs
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Health & Medicine
Balm of America
American Enterprise
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Edward Mogull
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