Sentence Examples


  • Jalap is a typical hydragogue purgative, causing the excretion of more fluid than scammony, but producing less stimulation of the muscular wall of the bowel.
  • Aloes is a medicinal substance used as a purgative and produced from various species of aloe, such as A.
  • 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.
  • Soda tartarate is purgative and diuretic, as is the citro-tartarate.
  • These purgative sodium salts are most useful in the treatment of chronic constipation, and of the constipation associated with gout and hepatic dyspepsia.
 

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