Dr. Bidie states that the action is diaphoretic and expectorant.
Thus Ammonia and volatile oils are Expectorant and Diaphoretic.
The onion is diuretic, expectorant, rubefacient, and stimulant.
These pills are stimulant, expectorant, antispasmodic, and emmenagogue.
A most excellent medicine, at once soothing and expectorant.
A wineglassful every 1⁄2 hour or hour; as a diaphoretic and expectorant.
Anodyne and expectorant; in tickling coughs, &c., and to allay pain.
Antispasmodic, expectorant, and tonic, and in quantity emetic.
As a medicine it is reputed diaphoretic, expectorant, and stimulant.
They are still used by the Arabs as an expectorant and antispasmodic.