Hostetter Tonic

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:
Tonic, stomachic, and appetizer
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1954-1958
maker
Hostetter Corporation
Place Made
United States: Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh
Physical Description
alcohol 25% (drug active ingredients)
extracts of cinchona (drug active ingredients)
centuary (drug active ingredients)
anise (drug active ingredients)
serpentaria (drug active ingredients)
yerba santa (drug active ingredients)
ginger (drug active ingredients)
nux vomica tincture (strychnine, 0.0125 grain to fluid ounce) (drug active ingredients)
culver's root (drug active ingredients)
calamus (drug active ingredients)
Measurements
box: 8 1/8 in x 3 1/4 in x 1 5/8 in; 20.6375 cm x 8.255 cm x 4.1275 cm
bottle: 7 3/4 in x 3 in x 1 1/2 in; 19.685 cm x 7.62 cm x 3.81 cm
ID Number
1989.0711.23
accession number
1989.0711
catalog number
1989.0711.23
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. James Harvey Young
subject
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs
Tonics, Minerals & Vitamins
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Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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