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Synonyms for febrifuge
any medicine that lowers body temperature to prevent or alleviate fever
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Historically, plants used in traditional medicine as antimalarials and febrifuges
have provided substances which have proved to be useful as antimalarials or have served chemists as structural models for the development of semi-synthetic drugs or purely synthetic analogs.
For example, it was not unusual for a curer to stanch battlefield wounds and to be equally gifted at administering febrifuges
to break fevers.
Murraya plants have been used as analgesics, astringents, anti-dysenterics or febrifuges
in folk medicine in China and other Asian countries (Kan, 1972).