Thesaurus / aperient
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The roots of asparagus were formerly used as an aperient medicine, and the fruits were likewise employed as a diuretic.
She took three spoonfuls of an aperient decoction of forty-five grains in six ounces and a half, every other morning.
She was then put upon the use of aperient medicines and tonics, and on the first of August was discharged perfectly cured.
A good stomachic and aperient pill, but possessing none of the extraordinary virtues ascribed to it by its proprietors.
The root-stalks of Agropyron repens (Radix Graminis) have aperient and diuretic properties.
Nature has provided the means for its removal, by giving to the new milk an aperient quality.
An aperient pill is given whenever needed, but is administered "only under conditions of extreme nervous irritation."

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