emmenagogue


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any agent that promotes menstrual discharge

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18) DC was regarded as a strong emmenagogue by Constantine the African and was recorded in a work by Petrus Marancius later in the 13th century as an emmenagogue, but not as an abortifacient.
One of the great Renaissance herbalists, Gerard, recommended it for inflammation of the uterus and as an emmenagogue (Hobbs 1990).
It has been used as an emmenagogue, to treat nervousness, coughs, insect bites, and migraine headaches.
Shatavari: nutritive tonic, demulcent, emmenagogue, rejuvenative, build milk PV-K+
An emmenagogue is a medicine that induces or hastens the menstrual flow, in other words, an abortifacient.
calamus are considered to possess aromatic, stimulant, bitter tonic, emetic, expectorant, emmenagogue, aphrodisiac, laxative, diuretic, antispasmodic, carminative, and anthelmintic properties.
Nutritive Daily dosage suggestions: 5-10g as infusion (bitter) 3-7ml of a 1:2 tincture in divided doses (weekly dose 20-50) Cautions: None known Cnicus Actions that may support Referred to as a galac- benedictus galactagogue effect: tagogue by Sayre (1917) (blessed Thymoleptic in his USA Pharmacognosy thistle) Anxiolytic Text, where it also Digestive bitter tonic states that the cold Diaphoretic infusion is a bitter Emmenagogue (could tonic and the hot suggest oxytocic effect) infusion a diaphoretic Daily dosage suggestions: and emetic in larger 6g dried leaves as infusion doses.
is used in treatment of candiurectic, emmenagogue, antiflatulence, antiflu and antimicrobial agents, [22-25] while galangal root can be purchased fresh or dried.
The authors report that no major adverse effects were experienced by the volunteers, although one woman developed abnormal uterine bleeding, consistent with the herb's traditional use as an emmenagogue.
Its different parts are used in traditional systems of medicine for the treatment of variety of human ailments such as lumbago, asthma, colic, jaundice and as a stimulant emmenagogue (Bukhari et al.
Foeniculum vulgare used for treating flu, skin diseases and digestive system inflammation by interviewed informants, while the literature study reported Foeniculum vulgare Mill used for treating a phrodisiac, diuretic, emmenagogue, galactogoue, stimulat, green leaves used to increase production of breast milk; sexual desire; and to treat kidney infection [1].