Category Archives: Remedy

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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Big Advertising Pays for Paine’s Celery Compound

Big Advertising Pays for Paine’s Celery Compound 01 November 2015 I did a post yesterday on Paine’s Celery Compound that revealed some super-sized advertising in various newspapers across United States. I would have to believe that taking full-page or almost full advertisements had … Continue reading

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Paine’s Celery Compound – Makes People Well

Paine’s Celery Compound – Makes People Well 31 October 2015 (R•110115) I think many bottle collectors and diggers start out with an amber Paine’s Celery Compound in their collection. It actually looks just like a bitters bottle. I know when I was first … Continue reading

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Dr. James M. Solomon and his Indian Bitters

Dr. James M. Solomon and his Indian Bitters OLD DR. SOLOMON’S GREAT INDIAN BITTERS OLD DR. SOLOMON’S INDIAN WINE BITTERS 25 October 2015 The bottle picture below represents an aqua OLD DR. SOLOMON’S GREAT INDIAN BITTERS from Attleboro, Massachusetts that I picked up … Continue reading

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