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an·ti·pe·ri·od·ic

 (ăn′tē-pîr′ē-ŏd′ĭk, ăn′tī-)
adj.
Preventing regular recurrence of the symptoms of a disease, as in malaria.

an′ti·pe′ri·od′ic n.

antiperiodic

(ˌæntɪˌpɪərɪˈɒdɪk) med
adj
(Medicine) obsolete efficacious against recurring attacks of a disease
n
(Pharmacology) obsolete an antiperiodic drug or agent

antiperiodic

a remedy used to prevent the recurrence of certain periodic illnesses as fevers.
See also: Remedies
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9] It is used to treat a variety of chronic and infectious diseases with a wide range of beneficial pharmacological benefits including analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antiperiodic, antithrombotic, cancerolytic, and cardioprotective properties among others.
Mostly used by modern herbalists as a tonic, antiperiodic and an astringent.
Zhang, "On antiperiodic solutions for Cohen-Grossberg shunting inhibitory neural networks with time-varying delays and impulses," Neural Computation, vol.
Nieto, "Existence of solutions for antiperiodic boundary value problems involving fractional differential equations via Leray-Schauder degree theory," Topological Methods in Nonlinear Analysis, vol.
Yang, Antiperiodic solutions for Limard-type differential equation with p-Laplacian operator, Bound.
The roots of the plant are used as bitter tonic, antiperiodic, expectorant, astringent, stomachic, anthelmintic, antipsychotic, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, sedative and analgesic (Kirtikar and Basu 1935: Bilal et al.
Leaves and flowers antiperiodic Origanum normale D.
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE: Tinospora cordifolia mentioned as "Rasayana" is extensively used in various herbal preparations for the treatment of different ailments for its general tonic, antiperiodic, antispasmodic, antiinflammatory, antiarthritic, antiallergic and antidiabetic properties.
Azadirachta indica###Neem###Leaves###Its bark is a good bitter tonic, astringent, antiperiodic