The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: Fettle stops indigestion and counteracts stomach disorder. It relieves distress occasioned by over-eating, creates healthy appetite, and promotes gastric secretion. Fettle prevents nausea, seasickness, hiccoughs, corrects acid condition–'sour stomach.' Recommended as a tonic after flu, grippe, and other debilitating ailments.
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Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
after 1906
Fettle Chemical Company
Physical Description
alcohol 52% (drug active ingredients)
overall: 6 1/8 in x 2 1/4 in x 1.375 cm; 15.5575 cm x 5.715 cm x 17/32 in
Place Made
United States: Maryland, Emmitsburg
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Health & Medicine
Tonics, Minerals & Vitamins
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs
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 Gary P. and Sandra Baden
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