Hostetter's Celebrated Stomachic Bitters

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
A good general tonic. Beneficial in convalescence. An excellent stimulant to the appetite. A caminative, mildly laxative, beneficial in colic due to gas.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
ca 1940
1938-1959
maker
Hostetter Corporation
Physical Description
alcohol, 25% (drug active ingredients)
nux vomica (drug active ingredients)
strychnine, 0.0125 gr per fl oz (drug active ingredients)
cinchona (drug active ingredients)
calamus (drug active ingredients)
culver's root (drug active ingredients)
ginger (drug active ingredients)
anise (drug active ingredients)
glass (container material)
paper (container material)
metal (container material)
Measurements
overall: 8 7/8 in x 2 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in; 22.5425 cm x 6.35 cm x 6.35 cm
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh
ID Number
1980.0428.16
accession number
1980.0428
catalog number
1980.0428.16
subject
Bitters
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs
Laxatives
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of William H. Helfand
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