The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: Fettle stops indigestion and counteracts stomach disorder. It relieves distress occasioned by over-eating, creates healthy appetite, and promotes gastric secretion. Fettle prevents nausea, seasickness, hiccoughs, corrects acid condition–'sour stomach.' Recommended as a tonic after flu, grippe, and other debilitating ailments.

Date Made: after 1906

Maker: Fettle Chemical Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Maryland, Emmitsburg

Subject: Tonics, Minerals & VitaminsIndigestion & Nausea DrugsCatarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs


See more items in: Medicine and Science: Medicine, Health & Medicine, Balm of America


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Credit Line: Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1979.0798.120Accession Number: 1979.0798Catalog Number: 1979.0798.120

Object Name: otc preparationOther Terms: otc preparation; Patent Medicines; Drugs; Liquid

Physical Description: alcohol 52% (drug active ingredients)Measurements: overall: 6 1/8 in x 2 1/4 in x 1.375 cm; 15.5575 cm x 5.715 cm x 17/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-6634-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_715621

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