Date: December 9, 1884
Creator: Kieffer, Nickola
Description: Patent for stomach-bitters (a bittersweet digestive aid) “a new and healthy composition of matter to be used as a tonic, and to be known as the ‘Improved Bitters,’ ” (lines 5-7) which includes ingredients and dosage. Ingredients are Cologne spirits (the highest grade of distilled alcohol), Ceylon cinnamon, orange-peel, galanga-root, zedoary-root, cloves, star aniseed, coriander, Roman chamomile-flowers, cassia-buds, juniper-berries, gentian-root, wormwood, peppermint herb, calamus-root, elder-flowers, lavender-flowers, cardamom-seed, and mace.
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