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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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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.
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.
Open Competition: Open tender for the right to enter into an Agreement for the supply of drugs for cardiovascular, diuretic, cholagogue and other medical products
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].
Other physiological activities of berberine being antihypertensive, anti- inflammatory, antioxidant, antidepressant, anticancer, anti-diarrhoeal, cholagogue and hepatoprotective.
Widely used in the cosmetic industry, therapeutic properties of orange oil include antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, carminative, diuretic, cholagogue, sedative and tonic, anti-depressant and antispasmodic.
Sodium sulphate act as a cholagogue by reducing viscosity of bile and increasing movement of bile from gall bladder.
Leaves are used as aperitif, cholagogue and stomachic and its powder is used as healing and antiseptic for circumcision.