Electric Bitters


“You are feeling depressed, your appetite is poor, you are bothered with headache, you are fidgety, and nervous, and generally out of sorts, and want to brace up… What you want is an alternative that will purify your blood, start healthy action of liver and kidneys, restore your vitality, and give renewed health and strength. Such a medicine you will find in Electric Bitters.”

~1886 advert for the patent medicine Electric Bitters created by Asa Candler


Square brown-glass bottle, 250 mm high, labels on front and back, embossed on sides; cork. Made in Chicago, 1906 – 1940