- causing sweat; diaphoretic.
- a sudorific agent.
Origin of sudorific
Examples from the Web for sudorific
Historical Examples of sudorific
The leaves are used in bronchial troubles and the seeds are sudorific.The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines
T. H. Pardo de Tavera
We must regard it rather as a sudorific for feverish blood and brains.The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete
As a medicine it is stimulant, diuretic, sudorific, and vermifuge.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II
An emetic and a sudorific considerably relieved them by the morning, but a pig which ate the fish died.Captain Cook
The bark is employed in infusion as a sudorific and in cutaneous diseases, and its fibrous tissue is manufactured into cordage.
- producing or causing sweating; sudatory
- a sudorific agent
Word Origin for sudorific
- Causing or increasing sweat.