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Do you know, you remind me of the story of the advice given to the sick man--You should try purgative medicine.
I know of nothing more purgative of winter fumes and indigestions.
Uses in Philippine traditional medicine: The oil of the leaf is described as a purgative, treatment for leprosy, and as a stimulant and antispasmodic.
Material and Methods: Two hundred twenty-seven patients were randomly assigned into three groups; enema before purgative use, enema after purgative use, and no enema.
The major uses of poisonous plants recorded from area were fish poison, antilice, anthelmintic, abortifacient, antiseptic, purgative and larvicides.
The kit, to be available by prescription, is comprised of nutritionally balanced bars and beverages incorporating the standard purgative active ingredient, PEG 3350, which a patient consumes during the 24 hours prior to colonoscopy.
Doctors who performed colonoscopies on 116 patients reported that the images inside the colon were of the same clarity whether the patients had taken two doses or just one dose of polyethylene glycol electrolyte solution, a purgative which removes fecal matter from the colon.
Bruce Parry's Amazonian hosts this week are the Achuar who start each day with a strongly purgative drink.
Which salt is used as a purgative medicine, and in leather tanning?
Doctors advised us to feed him with bananas as it worked like a natural purgative," a detective said, trying to keep awake after staying up all night monitoring Mohsin's motions.
For example, for the purgative way one reads about a conversion, the transformation of our thinking, the struggle against sin, the importance of prayer, the methods of prayer, and temptations and trials.