"And remembered that there were emetics in the cruet-stand," said Father Brown.
Emetics invert the motions of the stomach, duodenum, and œsophagus.
He finds the seat of the distemper in the stomach, and cures it principally by emetics.
Go, my boy; cram her with emetics, then shovel in your purgatives.
Emetics and magnesia or chalk, must be the remedies employed.