Origin of ipecac
Examples from the Web for ipecac
Historical Examples of ipecac
Just as soon as the child is able to swallow, give a teaspoon of syrup of ipecac.
A teaspoon of syrup of ipecac, repeated in fifteen minutes if necessary.
It went from one to another as if it had been a dish of ipecac.Eben Holden
It seems to effect a cure in dysentery in the same manner as ipecac.The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines
T. H. Pardo de Tavera
Acid with the Ipecac, giving them in rotation, a dose every hour.An Epitome of Homeopathic Healing Art
B. L. Hill
1710, borrowing via Portuguese of a shortened form of Tupi ipecacuana (a word attested in English from 1682), a medicinal plant of Brazil. The Indian word is said to mean "small plant causing vomit."