Category Archives: Remedy

The Beggs’ and their Dandelion Bitters

The Beggs’ and their Dandelion Bitters 18 November 2014 As a follow-up to both of the DeWitts Stomach Bitters posts, I thought it would be appropriate to do a post on Beggs Dandelion Bitters. Beggs and DeWitt were partners at one time. Read: Braille … Continue reading

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Reference to an unlisted Mormon Tonic Bitters

Reference to an unlisted Mormon Tonic Bitters 08 November 2014 Made and used by the Mormons of Utah for 46 years The other day, while patrolling the internet, I came across this listing for Mormon Tonic Bitters from the St. Paul Daily … Continue reading

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Looking at some Canadian Bitters

Looking at some Canadian Bitters 18 April 2014 On some days, I think the bitters collecting community is small while on others, I am just amazed at how big it is. Today, I worked with Marlowe Morris up in Canada … Continue reading

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Black Hills Bitters To The Front!

Black Hills Bitters To The Front! 19 March 2014 (R•032114) Jack Stecher (Rochester, New York) provided me with a copy of this 1879 advertisement below for Black Hills Bitters from Rochester, New York and asked if I knew anything about … Continue reading

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Looks like J. W. Poland made a Bitters!

Looks like J. W. Poland made a Bitters! Poland’s White Mountain Bitters 03 March 2014 Wow, what a neat surprise. Bottle trade card authority, Joe Gourd sent me this invoice for Littlefield & Hayes of Manchester, New Hampshire showing a … Continue reading

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Rees’ Orange Tonica – The Best Bitters in the World

Rees’ Orange Tonica The Best Bitters in the World  Risley Co. Sole Proprietors and Manufacturers – New York PART OF THE ORANGE BITTERS SERIES 19 February 2014 Well, this is the last advertising trade card from authority Joe Gourd in … Continue reading

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“Bitters, Please”

“BITTERS, PLEASE” How Many Persons Take a Nip Under the Guise of “Medicine.” 19 January 2014 It is a undisguised fact that many people indulge in alcoholic stimulants under the guise of medicines and that many patent-medicines enterprises make their … Continue reading

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Looking again at Rosenbaum’s Bitters

Looking again at Rosenbaum’s Bitters Who was this Dr. Rosenbaum? 23 December 2013 (R•052814) Quite a bit has been written about N. B. Jacob’s & Co. and Dr. Rosenbaum’s Celebrated Stomach Bitters from San Francisco. Periodically, I try to reach back … Continue reading

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The little C.C.C. – Certain Chancre Cure from Palestine, Texas

The little C.C.C. – CERTAIN CHANCRE CURE from Palestine, Texas 13 December 2013 I really like this bottle now appearing on ebay for a princely sum. The C-C-C Certain Chancre Cure put out by C.R. Thomasson in Palestine, Texas is a … Continue reading

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Tracking the Botanic Iron Tonic Bitters – Botanic Medicine Company

Tracking the Botanic Iron Tonic Bitters – Botanic Medicine Company 07 December 2013 Well, Joe Gourd has done it again with an e-mail containing a trade card showing three cats playing for an unlisted Botanic Iron Tonic Bitters – Botanic Medicine Company … Continue reading

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