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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DEMULCENTS

The gums are employed as demulcents in medicines, and are used as cements, and for giving stiffness and gloss to textile fabrics.

The free use of demulcents at the termination of digestion in the stomach is especially useful.

Aperients of castor oil, demulcents,9 and a light nutritious diet.

The antidotes are emetics, followed by demulcents, opium, and stimulants.