Emenagogue

Related to Emenagogue: emmenagogue

E`men´a`gogue


n.1.See Emmenagogue.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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On the other hand, consumption of spearmint oil by pregnant women could adversely affect their health attributed to its emenagogue properties.
Infusions of the aerial parts are used in the northern regions of Argentina as antispasmodic, febrifuge, stimulant, emenagogue, excitant and antihelmintic (Zardini, 1984).
The health benefits of catnip essential oil can be attributed to its properties as an anti-spasmodic, carminative, diaphoretic, emenagogue, nervine, stomachic, stimulant, astringent, and sedative substance.