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Usage examples for Antiscorbutic

  1. Its juice is now an essential for culinary purposes; but as an antiscorbutic its value is still greater. – The Book of Household Management by Mrs. Isabella Beeton
  2. 161 Potatoes, antiscorbutic, i. – The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II by A.E. Nordenskieold
  3. From the health enjoyed by our people during two successive winters, unassisted as we had been by any supply of fresh antiscorbutic plants or other vegetables, I had began to indulge a hope that, with a continued attention to their comforts, cleanliness, and exercise, the same degree of vigour might, humanly speaking, be ensured at least as long as our present liberal resources should last. – Three Voyages for the Discovery of a Northwest Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific, and Narrative of an Attempt to Reach the North Pole, Volume 2 (of 2) by Sir William Edward Parry
  4. 476 Cloudberries, a powerful antiscorbutic, i. – The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II by A.E. Nordenskieold
  5. The combined result of all these studies was to eliminate both the " A" and the " B" as the vitamines with antiscorbutic power without suggesting a better hypothesis than McCollum's. – The Vitamine Manual by Walter H. Eddy
  6. In China, India and the Philippines the entire plant is used as an antiscorbutic. – The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines by T. H. Pardo de Tavera
  7. I am now under the disagreeable necessity of entering on a subject which I had at one time ventured to hope need scarcely occupy any part of this narrative: I mean that of the scurvy, some slight but unequivocal symptoms of which disease were this day reported to me, by Mr. Edwards, to have appeared among four or five of the Fury's men, rendering it necessary, for the first time during the voyage, to have recourse to antiscorbutic treatment among the seamen and marines. – Three Voyages for the Discovery of a Northwest Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific, and Narrative of an Attempt to Reach the North Pole, Volume 2 (of 2) by Sir William Edward Parry
  8. This is a wholesome vegetable food, and a great antiscorbutic. – A Voyage Towards the South Pole and Round the World, Volume 1 by James Cook
  9. We can let the pig develop scurvy on it and then test the curative powers of the unknown by adding it to the diet or we can add it to the diet from the first and determine the dose necessary to prevent scurvy; or we can determine its effect in terms of a known antiscorbutic such as orange juice by combining it with measured quantities of the orange juice. – The Vitamine Manual by Walter H. Eddy
  10. If eaten as a salad in its fresh state it is the most effectual of all the antiscorbutic plants. – Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure by William Thomas Fernie
  11. All of these and others are subject to criticism on the basis that they are not necessarily adequate in other food factors and may therefore not be fair bases for testing the antiscorbutic powers of the unknown combined with them. – The Vitamine Manual by Walter H. Eddy
  12. This was undoubtedly owing to the many antiscorbutic articles we had on board, and to the great attention of the surgeon, who was remarkably careful to apply them in time. – A Voyage Towards the South Pole and Round the World, Volume 1 by James Cook
  13. Some of these articles had before been found to be highly antiscorbutic; and others were now sent out on trial, or by way of experiment;- the inspissated juice of beer and wort, and marmalade of carrots especially. – A Voyage Towards the South Pole and Round the World, Volume 1 by James Cook
  14. But when the reader is told, that some of the necessary articles allowed to ships on a common passage to West Indies, were withheld from us; that portable soup, wheat, and pickled vegetables were not allowed; and that an inadequate quantity of essence of malt was the only antiscorbutic supplied, his surprise will redouble at the result of the voyage. – A Narrative of the Expedition to Botany Bay by Watkin Tench
  15. This is attributed in part to the fact that the potato is an excellent antiscorbutic, but to a greater extent because it is consumed during the winter in amounts that exceed the combined total of all other vegetables. – The Vitamine Manual by Walter H. Eddy
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