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Origin of aperient
Words nearby aperient
Example sentences from the Web for aperient
The roots of asparagus were formerly used as an aperient medicine, and the fruits were likewise employed as a diuretic.
She took three spoonfuls of an aperient decoction of forty-five grains in six ounces and a half, every other morning.
She was then put upon the use of aperient medicines and tonics, and on the first of August was discharged perfectly cured.
A good stomachic and aperient pill, but possessing none of the extraordinary virtues ascribed to it by its proprietors.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley
A warm stomachic and diaphoretic; and, in large doses, aperient.