demulcent


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Synonyms for demulcent

a medication (in the form of an oil or salve etc

having a softening or soothing effect especially to the skin

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Tubers diuretic Celosia argentea Seeds used as demulcent Centaurea iberica Trev.
The drug is astringent, demulcent, and diaphoretic, and mixed with lime juice and sugar, is administered as an infusion for fever and headache [14].
Unsul, Irsa, Farasiyoon and Zufa Khushk are anti-inflammatory (Mohallil-e-Auram), deobstruent (Mufatteh), demulcent (Mulattif) and expectorant (Munaffis-e-Balgham) (Attar 1888, Baghdadi 1369, Ghani 1920, Hakim 1311, Momin 1272, Nafis 1924, Sina 1886).
Search terms for this review were defined based on the condition itself and the herbs that are described as anti-allergic, anti-inflammatory and demulcent in common clinical herbal medicine texts as well as those that are often indicated in inflammatory gastrointestinal conditions (Bone 2003): "eosinophil"; "eosinophilic oesophagitis"; "herbal"; "inflammation"; "baical skullcap"; "Scutellaria baicalensis"; "licorice"; "Glycyrrhiza glabra"; "Withania somnifera"; "turmeric"; "Curcuma longa"; "marshmallow"; "Althaea officinalis"; "golden seal" "Hydrastis canadensis"; "Albizia lebbeck" and "Hemidesmus indicus".
For instance, trees such as pods and roots of Acacia tortilis are used to treat skin infections, allergic dermatomes, and as a vermifuge; Parkinsonia aculeata is used as an antipyretic and to treat diabetics; pods of Ceratonia siliqua are used as a laxative and have demulcent qualities.
It includes the active ingredients Menthol and Pectin to act as an oral anesthetic that relieves pain and demulcent that soothes the throat.
It is the first in the category to add a demulcent which keeps eyes moist and lubricated, protecting them against the dryness and irritation lens wearing causes.
Marshmallow root is a demulcent herb soothing to inflamed or irritated mucous membranes such as a sore throat or irritated digestive tract.
Marshmallow contains an abundance of mucilage, making it an excellent demulcent which coats the gastrointestinal mucosa.
Traditionally milk thistle has been used for disorders of the liver, spleen and gallbladder, to stimulate milk production in lactating mothers, for haemorrhoids, for dyspepsia and as a demulcent for catarrah and pleurisy.
The ancient Egyptians utilized them to cure baldness and herbalists have, through the centuries, recommended them as an demulcent, expectorant, febrifuge, restorative; and in the treatment of anemia, diabetes and rickets.
15) Ulmus rubra exerts demulcent and nutritive actions, with large amounts of mucilage soothing irritation of mucous membranes within the gastrointestinal tract.
Use a cough suppressant to treat the cough Professor Morice says: "A syrup is the most suitable basic formulation for coughs as it has a demulcent effect, working to coat the throat, reduce the irritation and soothe the cough reflex.
The plant is reputed as antispasmodic, antihypertensive, antipyretic, aphrodisiac, demulcent, diuretic and is also considered useful to treat asthma, bronchitis, cramps, diarrhea, palpitations and kidney ailments [9,1].
Demulcent speeches will be made about the need for "national unity" (a section of the media already advocated the creation of a so-called "Government of National Union").