Category Archives: Remedy

Dr. Smith’s Magic Bitters – Council Bluffs, Iowa

Dr. Smith’s Magic Bitters John Brown Adkins – Council Bluffs, Iowa 09 December 2018 I recently received an email and newspaper clipping from Mark Wiseman about an unlisted Dr. Smith’s Magic Bitters. He found the ad below in The Council Bluffs … Continue reading

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Adler’s Celebrated Anti-Cholera Bitters – St. Joe

Adler’s Celebrated Anti-Cholera Bitters Simon Adler | St. Joe & St. Louis 06 December 2018 I recently received and email and 1866 newspaper clipping (below) from Mark Wiseman about an unlisted Adler’s Celebrated Anti-Cholera Bitters put out by S. Adler … Continue reading

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Buck’s Aromatic Bitters – a First Rate Tonic & Remedy

Buck’s Aromatic Bitters – a First Rate Tonic & Remedy 14 November 2018 I came across some newspaper advertising for Buck’s Aromatic Bitters and was curious about the brand. It looks like the proprietors were Captain John Thomas Buck and Dr. Pinckney T. … Continue reading

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Dr. Zadoc and Madame Zadoc Porter – New York

Dr. Zadoc and Madame Zadoc Porter – New York Dr. Zadoc Porter’s Medicated Stomach Bitters 17 October 2018 In separate bitters folders I had clippings for Porter’s Bitters and another file for Zadoc’s Bitters. I thought I would wait for … Continue reading

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TO-NI-TA – Dr. Lorentz’s Mucous Membrane Bitters

TO-NI-TA – Dr. Lorentz’s Mucous Membrane Bitters 07 October 2018 I found some neat newspaper advertising for TO-NI-TA, Dr. Lorentz’s Mucous Membrane Bitters that made me pause and want to know what To-Ni-Ta means. Best I can figure is a play … Continue reading

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Edward H. Hartshorn – Hartshorn’s Family Medicines

Edward H. Hartshorn – Hartshorn’s Family Medicines Dr. Hartshorn’s Jaundice Bitters 25 August 2018 (R•092018) Recently, I saw the above Dr. Hartshorn’s Jaundice Bitters bottle on eBay (see listing) and liked the color and label which features a key. I don’t … Continue reading

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Dr. Brunon’s Bitters – To Hotel Keepers, Restaurants, Druggists, Grocers and the Public

Dr. Brunon’s Bitters To Hotel Keepers, Restaurants, Druggists, Grocers and the Public 15 June 2017 A simple post here for an 1859 bitters advertisement I found the other day in The Ottawa Free Trader. Dr. Brunon’s Bitters would cure just … Continue reading

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Cap’n Jacks’ Star Anchor Bitters – Portsmouth, Ohio

Cap’n Jacks’ Star Anchor Bitters W. L. B. Jack – Portsmouth, Ohio 05 December 2015 (R•120915) I received an email asking about the value and rarity of an amber Star Anchor Bitters that was found in an estate collection. It … Continue reading

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Dr. Asher Atkinson’s Universal Family Medicines

Dr. Asher Atkinson’s Universal Family Medicines Botanic Druggist, Principal Depot, No. 230 Greenwich St., New York 27 November 2015 (R•113015) Working in my “A’s” today trying to see if any unlisted bitters are parked in my “to do” folders. Here … Continue reading

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Forty Up Vigor Bitters – Who are You?

Forty Up Vigor Bitters – Who are You? 01 November 2015 About a year or two ago, Ellen & Curt Faulkenberry, from up Saint Louis, Missouri way, sent me some pictures of some extremely rare bitters from their collection. I … Continue reading

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