Find another word for purgative. In this page you can discover 18 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for purgative, like: physic, emetic, purge, laxative, cathartic, eliminative, eliminatory, evacuant, evacuative, excretory and expiatory.
Aloes is a medicinal substance used as a purgative and produced from various species of aloe, such as A.
Soda tartarate is purgative and diuretic, as is the citro-tartarate.
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.
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.