“What we want is to administer a tonic to the Conference in Milan,” he said airily.
Note: Realgar: The Chinese believe that realgar is a mithridate and tonic.
There was a snap and tang in the breeze which braced one like a tonic.
I always felt that the sight of our hungry eyes was a tonic to him.
Its entrance into the "Western World" was a tonic to this stock.