depurative


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depurative

(ˈdɛpjʊˌreɪtɪv; -rətɪv) or

depuratory

adj
used for or capable of depurating; purifying; purgative
n
(Medicine) a depurative substance or agent
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The seeds are thermogenic, depurative, aphrodisiac, ophthalmic, diuretic, abortive, and contraceptive in nature [12, 13].
The Brazilian population uses extracts made from seeds as anti-rheumatic, anti-inflammatory, for spinal problems, as depurative and fortifier (Santos et al.
It has also been used in reptile insect, depurative, sedative, stomatic, hepatoprotective, leucoderma, blood purifier, diarrhoea, alkality, rectal prolapse, coronary heart diseases,6 anticholesterol, antiviral, lymphatic glandular system disease, chronic catarrh, carbubuncles, antidiabetic, dysmenorrhoea impetigo, aphrodisiac, urinary infection, calculus7,8 as well as vomiting,9 antioxidant,10 spasmolytic and spasmogenic.
Salicornias in general are very rich in iodine phosphorus calcium silicon zinc manganese and vitamins A C and D [1] and also in diuretic depurative and resolutive (curative) substances.
Thus, contaminated aquatic ecosystems have less ability to maintain its self depurative processes, causing serious environmental and health problems to the human population (Rocha and Martin, 2005).
John's wort (Hypericum perforatum) Anti-carcinogen * Dyer's woad (Isatis tinctoria) Circulatory stimulant * Ginger (Zingiber officinale) * Ginkgo {Ginkgo biloba) Depurative * Garlic (Allium sativum) * Grapefruit seed (Citrus x paradisi) Diaphoretic * Boxwood {Buxus sempervirens) Digestive carminative * Peppermint (Mentha x piperita) Expectorant * Hyssop (Hyssopus officinalis) Hepatoprotective * Greater celandine {Chelidonium majus) * Liquorice {Glycyrrhiza glabra)* * Milk thistle (Silybum marianum) * Also denotes anti-viral activity.
In Malaysia, the leaves traditionally are used to treat high blood pressure and as a depurative.
hymenophylloides Fee (Aspleniaceae) is used as a depurative and sedative as well as in sores and ulcers (Singh, 1999).
2005) and as antiseptic, astringent, depurative, digestive, expectorant, febrifuge and tonic, and also externally as insecticide, skin and month or throat infections (JIROVETZ & al.
Walnut leaves are considered a source of healthcare compounds and have been intensely used in traditional medicine for treatment of venous insufficiency and haemorrhoidal symptomatology and for its antidiarrheic, antihelminthic, depurative and astringent properties (Van Hellemont 1986; Bruneton 1993; Wichtl and Anton 1999).
Mango is an excellent depurative for the organism and it is recommended for nervous people, to fight insomnia, to heal brain fatigue, mental depression and as a laxative, besides it is very helpful to fight heartburn.