Dr Petzold's Genuine German Bitters

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
As a tonic and for weakness, indigestion, dyspepsia, nervousness, sick stomach, general debility, nausea, dysentery, biliousness, asthma, ague and fever, and all other malarious diesases. For sudden attacks of cramps, cholera, colic, diarrhea, and cholora morbus. For loss of appetite.
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
ca 1884-1906
Petzold Drug Company
Physical Description
glass (container material)
cork (container material)
paper (container material)
overall: 10 3/8 in x 4 1/8 in x 1 7/8 in; 26.3525 cm x 10.4775 cm x 4.7625 cm
place made
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs
Fever & Chill Drugs
Diarrhea Drugs
Respiratory & Asthma Drugs
Balm of America
Health & Medicine
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Norton Benfer
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