Dr. J. Walker's California Vinegar Bitters


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

The great blood purifier and life-giving principle. A remedy for dyspepsia, indigestion, rheumatism, diarrhea, consumption, catarrh, bronchitis, neuralgia, headache, boils and ulcers, sore eyes, dropsy, scald head, paralysis, erysipelas, scrofula, tetter, skin diseases, bilious, remittent and intermittent fevers. Pains in the back, shoulders, heart and chest, liver and kidney complaints, stomach ache, jaundice, gout and fits, dizziness, colds and coughs, croup, palpitations of the heart, lead colic, nausea, biliousness, dysentary, piles, etc. Pin, tape and other worms lurking in the system of so many thousands are effectually destroyed and removed. For female complaints, in young or old, married or single, at the dawn of womanhood or the turn of life, this tonic bitters has no equal. Aperient, diaphoretic and carminative, nutritious, laxative, diuretic, sedative, counter-irritant, sudorific, alterative, and anti-bilious.

Date Made: after 1886

Maker: R. H. McDonald Drug Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: California, San FranciscoUnited States: New York, New York City

Subject: Women's Health ProductsBittersBlood & Liver DrugsIndigestion & Nausea DrugsPain & Neuralgia DrugsSkin & Dermatology DrugsFever & Chill DrugsCatarrh, Cough & Cold DrugsVermifuges & ParasiticidesWomen's HealthRheumatism & Arthritis Drugs


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Credit Line: Gift of Richard Holstein

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2008.0062.28Accession Number: 2008.0062Catalog Number: 2008.0062.28

Object Name: otc preparation

Physical Description: paper (container material)glass (container material)cardboard (container material)Measurements: box: 9 1/2 in x 3 1/8 in x 3 1/8 in; 24.13 cm x 7.9375 cm x 7.9375 cmbottle: 8 1/4 in x 3 in; 20.955 cm x 7.62 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-a37f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1352156

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