Given in doses of half an ounce of the powdered bark, it acts as an aperient, and is good wherever an aperient is indicated.
Dispensatory: Described as a cathartic with roots tonic and aperient.
Dog Grass (Triticum caninum) is so called because Dogs take it medicinally as an aperient.
Butter is wholesome in youth and old age, anti-poisonous, and aperient.
The above differ from aperient draughts simply in their greater strength.
Brown bread and oatmeal porridge have also an aperient effect.
The genus is described as tonic, diaphoretic, and in large doses emetic and aperient.
Do you presume to judge of Inglish's aperient, who have swallowed but one?
A mild tonic, as well as an aperient, is plainly indicated soon after the commencement of rot.
Ammonio-chloride of iron is tonic, emmenagogue, and aperient.