purgative

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purgative made from the leaves of aloe aloes , bitter aloes
tree with shaggy unpleasant-smelling toxic bark and yielding strong durable wood; bark and seeds used as a purgative and vermifuge and narcotic Andira inermis , cabbage-bark tree , cabbage bark , cabbage tree
Eurafrican annual naturalized in America as a weed; formerly dried for use as a purgative, diuretic or antisyphilitic boys-and-girls , herb mercury , herbs mercury , Mercurialis annua
vine of the genus Bryonia having large leaves and small flowers and yielding acrid juice with emetic and purgative properties briony , bryony
poisonous Old World spurge; adventive in America; seeds yield a purgative oil caper spurge , Euphorbia lathyris , mole plant , myrtle spurge
purgative extracted from the seed of the castor plant; used in paint and varnish as well as medically castor oil
gum resin used as a yellow pigment and a purgative gamboge
small tropical American tree yielding purple dye and a tanning extract and bearing physic nuts containing a purgative oil that is poisonous in large quantities Jatropha curcus , physic nut
purgative consisting of a milky white liquid suspension of magnesium hydroxide; used as a laxative and (in smaller doses) as an antacid milk of magnesia
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