Origin of carminative
Examples from the Web for carminative
Dill-water is largely used as a carminative for children, and as a vehicle for the exhibition of nauseous drugs.
When the pain is extreme, warm fomentations to the belly, or a carminative clyster, will generally give relief.
Dalby's Carminative was merely misbranded, but that was bad enough.Old English Patent Medicines in America|George B. Griffenhagen
Anise, an umbelliferous plant, the seed of which is used as a carminative and in the preparation of liqueurs.The Nuttall Encyclopaedia|Edited by Rev. James Wood
The properties of camomile are antispasmodic, carminative, and tonic—just what is wanted.The American Reformed Cattle Doctor|George Dadd