Hollis Jaundice Bitters

The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:
These bitters have been employed with uncommon advantage in jaundice, weakness of the stomach, and general debility. The effects are peculiarly invigorating on the stomach and bowels, and are beneficial in removing costiveness produced by weakness of the intestines; they strengthen the digestive organs, create an appetite and communicate vigor to the stomach, without producing head-ache, oppression, etc., which so many bitters usually bring on; they are gratefully aromatic, and mildly cathartic, and are particularly serviceable in removing urinal obstructions.
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Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
Thomas Hollis
overall: 2.5 cm x 9.5 cm x 4.2 cm; in x 3 3/4 in x 1 5/8 in
overall: 1 5/8 in x 3 7/8 in x 7/8 in; 4.1275 cm x 9.8425 cm x 2.2225 cm
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Kidney & Urinary Drugs
Health & Medicine
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs
Balm of America
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Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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