Thesaurus / aperients

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Another says, that women's only idea in medicine is calomel and aperients.

Notes on NursingFlorence Nightingale

It has recently been highly recommended in dyspepsia, combined with other bitters or aperients.

Chronic constipation has gained for me an unrivalled knowledge of all laxatives, aperients, purgatives and cathartic compounds.

The Journal of a Disappointed ManWilhelm Nero Pilate Barbellion

The aperients are causing dyspepsia and intermittent action of the heart, which frightens me.

The Journal of a Disappointed ManWilhelm Nero Pilate Barbellion

The idea that it tends specially to produce constipation afterwards is unfounded; it does not do so more than other aperients.

Feverish and irritable conditions yield frequently to aperients, or to gelsemium and quinine.

In the first, or inflammatory stages, bleeding and aperients are clearly called for.

I would further suggest that the powders be differently coloured, one colour being used for emetics and another for aperients.

The Art of TravelFrancis Galton