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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[16] It is alexeteric (that counteracts the infection and toxins), detergent, depurative (purifier) and vulnerary (wound healing).
In this study, among the analyzed samples, 10 (33%) contained information on therapeutic properties such as "digestive, diuretic, depurative", not meeting what is established by law.
The health benefits of sage essential oil can be attributed to its properties as an antifungal, antimicrobial, antioxidant, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, antibacterial, cholagogues and choleretic, cicatrizant, depurative, digestive, disinfectant, emmenagogue, expectorant, febrifuge, laxative and stimulating substance.
There is also report of the plant being used as an abortifacient, emmenogogue and depurative and administered in some countries as an infusion for patients with leukaemia and breast cancer (17).
Walnut leaves have widely been used in folk medicine for treatment because of many medicinal properties (antidiarrheic, antihelminthic, and depurative) and biological activities (hypotensive, antimicrobial, anticancer, and sedative activities) [7, 8].
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., 2010).
In George Gould's 1894 Illustrated Dictionary of Medicine, Petiveria is listed as a plant "of the West Indies and Guinea, is stimulant, diuretic, sudorific, anodyne, and depurative" (1057), something used for pain relief or as a purifier.
The plant and its infusions are used for a variety of medicinal purposes - as a depurative, detoxifying agent, as diuretic, as an antidote for snakebites and as febrifuge for fever relief in the Punjab.
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.11
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.