costiveness is removed by giving bran and water with a little honey; or give a small dose of castor oil.
Persons afflicted with headache should beware of costiveness: their drink should be diluting, and their feet and legs kept warm.
There are some circumstances unconnected with disease of mind, which might dispose insane persons to costiveness.
costiveness from increased action of the intestinal absorbents.
For costiveness or loss of appetite, sulphur is an excellent remedy, given in a light mess.
If there is fulness and pain in the head from costiveness, Bell.
A slight admixture of pure cane syrup (see) or liquorice juice in the water will tend to prevent bile and costiveness.
costiveness, though not a uniform, is yet a prevailing symptom.
It was not till winter—sometimes almost spring—that his health appeared to suffer as the consequence of his costiveness.
People who are bilious and liable to costiveness, should abstain from it.
costive cos·tive (kŏs'tĭv)
Suffering from constipation.