expectorative

expectorative

(ɪkˈspɛktəˌreɪtɪv) med
n
(Pharmacology) an expectorant medicine
adj
(Medicine) of or relating to expectoration
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Paeonia lactiflora is used in treatment of gynaecological diseases and diseases of the gastrointestinal tract; it is known for its sedative, spasmolytic, anti-inflammatory and expectorative action.
We can hardly, then, be too surprised that the reviewers tend to repeat the detestation that they claim at the same time to abhor: encountering Sanctuary as vomit, they hate the novel and expel it from their purview; forced to visualize their expectorative investment in it, they judge it negatively in a secondary repulsion and encourage us to do so as well in order to be saved from the madness that comes from a vomitory besmirchment of vision.