The magic love-philtre is the excitant in this story of rapture and gloom.
As an excitant emetic; in cases of poisoning by narcotics, &c.
He should be a sedative and an inspiration to the patient, not an irritant or an excitant.
There was a readiness and suggestibility to respond to rumor or to the least excitant.
At its first creation, like caloric, it was in a latent state, ...