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di·a·pho·ret·ic

 (dī′ə-fə-rĕt′ĭk, dī-ăf′ə-)
adj.
Producing or increasing perspiration.
n.
A medicine or other agent that produces perspiration.

diaphoretic

(ˌdaɪəfəˈrɛtɪk)
adj
(Physiology) relating to or causing sweat
n
(Pharmacology) a diaphoretic drug or agent
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.diaphoretic - used to produce perspiration
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
Adj.1.diaphoretic - inducing perspiration
Translations

di·a·pho·ret·ic

n. diaforético, agente que estimula la transpiración.
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10],[11] Glehnia littoralis , a perennial member of the Glehnia genus belonging to the family Umbelliferae , is distributed in Korea, China, and Japan and has been used in traditional oriental medicine as diaphoretics, antipyretics, analgesics, and expectorant.
The flowers are effective, too, and used as diaphoretics, herbs that encourage sweating--another traditional way to help fight off illnesses.
Support the fever in doing its job more efficiently with "febrifuge" herbs and diaphoretics.