Sentence Examples


  • Hyphear is useful for fattening cattle if they are hardy enough to withstand the purgative effect it produces at first; viscum is medicinally of value as an emollient, and in cases of tumour, ulcers and the like.
  • Some of them, like the Kreuzbrunnen and the Ferdinandsbrunnen, contain alkaline-saline waters which resemble those of Carlsbad, except that they are cold and contain nearly twice the quantity of purgative salts.
  • I know of nothing more purgative of winter fumes and indigestions.
  • The inner bark contains a poisonous proteid substance, Robin, which possesses strong emetic and purgative properties.
  • The use of the bark as a strong purgative dates back to Hippocrates, but is rarely used nowadays.

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