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cholagogue

(ˈkɒləɡɒɡ)
n
(Pharmacology) a drug or other substance that promotes the flow of bile from the gall bladder into the duodenum
ˌcholaˈgogic adj
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Stomach, Digestive and Hepatic and Cholagogue: Being stomachic, they tone up stomach and set it to proper function.
Barberry is a liver stimulant, antiseptic, cholagogue, alterative, hypotensive, anti-inflammatory, anti-haemorrhagic, anti-diarrhoeal, amoebicidal, febrifuge and bactericidal.
En outre, l'huile d'olive semble avoir un effet cholagogue (expulsion de la bile) et un effet therapeutique sur les ulceres peptiques.
Andrographolide ([C.sub.20][H.sub.30][O.sub.5], Figure 1), a labdane diterpenoid that is produced by Andrographis paniculata plant, has been reported to have several pharmacological properties, including antibacterial, antiviral, and antiplatelet properties, stimulation of cell differentiation, protection of the liver, being a cholagogue, antitumor properties, and immunoregulation [4].
aurantium is used since the medieval times in the Mediterranean region as a sedative, cholagogue, cardiac and digestive stimulant, and as an antidote against poisons.
Leaf juice issued as strong anthelmintic, emetic, mild laxative and cholagogue. It is used for tumors, skin diseases, snake bite and scorpion-sting [7].
Malaria, fever, diabetes, stomachic, tonic, alterative, helminthiasis, cholagogue, general debility, dysentery, certain forms of dyspepsia, liver complaints mainly of children, flatulence, diarrhea in children, spleen complaints, colic, strangulation of intestine, constipation, diarrhea, cholera, phthisis.
vulgaris has been used in ethnopharmacology as an antiseptic, antibacterial, cholagogue, diuretic, expectorant, antirheumatic and anti-inflammatory agent [2].
The plant is also known to have antiseptic, aphrodisiac, astringent, antioxidant, cholagogue, demulcent, digestive, purgative, resolvent, and anti tumor properties [6].