Hostetter's Celebrated Stomach Bitters


The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:

Dyspepsia, liver complaint, costiveness and indigestion, intermittent fever, fever and ague, a good anti-bilious, powerful recuperant, appetizer, strengthener of digestive forces, corrective and mild cathartic

Date Made: ca 1920s

Maker: Hostetter Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh

Subject: Fever & Chill DrugsBittersIndigestion & Nausea Drugs


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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of Howard W. Mordue

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1988.0618.01Catalog Number: 1988.0618.01Accession Number: 1988.0618

Object Name: otc preparationOther Terms: Patent Medicine; Pharmaceuticals; Liquid

Physical Description: alcohol, 25% (drug active ingredients)glass (container material)paper (container material)metal (container material)cork (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


Record Id: nmah_1121050

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