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Seidlitz powders

[sed-lits] /ˈsɛd lɪts/
noun
1.
a mild laxative consisting of tartaric acid, sodium bicarbonate, and Rochelle salt, which are dissolved separately, mixed, and drunk after effervescence.
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15; arbitrarily named after a Bohemian village
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