Dispensatory: Described as a cathartic with roots tonic and aperient.
Butter is wholesome in youth and old age, anti-poisonous, and aperient.
This will, in the majority of cases, enable her to do without an aperient.
Brown bread and oatmeal porridge have also an aperient effect.
Do you presume to judge of Inglish's Aperient, who have swallowed but one?