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a.1.(Med.) Resisting poison; obviating the effects of venom; alexipharmic.
n.1.(Med.) A preservative against contagious and infectious diseases, and the effects of poison in general.
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Adiantaceae), is recognized by the classical traditional medicinal system of India--Ayurveda to be pungent, alexiteric (obviating the effects of poison), and used for indigestion.
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The dried flower buds of the plant is an oriental drug, cardiotonic, diaphoretic, alexiteric and used as vermifuge.