Hostetter's Celebrated Stomachic Bitters

The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:
A good general tonic. Beneficial in convalescence. An excellent stimulant to the appetite. A carminative; mildly laxative; beneficial in colic due to gas.
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Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
after 1889
after 1915
Hostetter Company
Physical Description
alcohol 25% (drug active ingredients)
overall: 8 3/4 in x 2 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in; 22.225 cm x 6.35 cm x 6.35 cm
Place Made
United States: Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs
Health & Medicine
Tonics, Minerals & Vitamins
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 Mr. James Harvey Young
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