Category Archives: Remedy

Botanic Nerve Bitters – Herb Medicine Company, Philadelphia

Botanic Nerve Bitters Herb Medicine Company – Philadelphia 26 April 2019 I came across some nice pictures of a partially labeled (about 90% compete) Botanic Nerve Bitters bottle from a past eBay sale. The gentleman who sent the images felt … Continue reading

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Congress Bitters – The Great American Tonic!

Congress Bitters – The Great American Tonic! Dundas Dick & Co. – New York 15 January 2019 I have an amber rectangular embossed Congress Bitters bottle in my collection (pictured at the top of post) that I know nothing about. … Continue reading

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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 (R•012919) 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 … 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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