Dr. Petzold's Genuine German Bitters

Dr. Petzold's Genuine German Bitters

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Usage conditions apply
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
As a tonic and for weakness, indigestion, dyspepsia, nervousness, sick stomach, general debility, nausea, dysentery, biliousness, asthma, ague and fever, and all other malarious diesases. For sudden attacks of cramps, cholera, colic, diarrhea, and cholora morbus. For loss of appetite.
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Object Name
otc preparation
Other Terms
otc preparation; Patent Medicines; Drugs; Liquid
date made
ca 1884-1906
Petzold Drug Company
place made
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
Physical Description
glass (container material)
cork (container material)
paper (container material)
overall: 10 3/8 in x 4 1/8 in x 1 7/8 in; 26.3525 cm x 10.4775 cm x 4.7625 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Norton Benfer
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs
Fever & Chill Drugs
Diarrhea Drugs
Respiratory & Asthma Drugs
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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