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cholagogue

(ˈkɒləɡɒɡ)
n
(Pharmacology) a drug or other substance that promotes the flow of bile from the gall bladder into the duodenum
ˌcholaˈgogic adj
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Infusions and essential oils of the flower heads have been used traditionally as cholagogue, carminative and diuretic (Franke and Schilcher 2005) also for various medicinal purposes like treatmerit of indigestion and inflammation (Ganzera et al.
Although burdock and chicory have similar mechanisms, Taraxicum is also known to be a diuretic and a cholagogue, promoting bile release from the liver.
a cholagogue, an emmenagogue, and an antiseptic: Inula crithmoides L.