Usage examples for cathartic

  1. To use, put each into different tumblers, half fill each with water, and put a little loaf sugar in with the acid, then pour them together and drink; this makes a very pleasant cathartic – Young's Demonstrative Translation of Scientific Secrets by Daniel Young
  2. Such a woman should have been kept at Epsom; she was worth more than mere cathartic waters. – Highways and Byways in Surrey by Eric Parker
  3. After about three weeks of his fasting we were thoroughly tired of hearing John's cathartic howls, tired of nursing a sick person. – How and When to Be Your Own Doctor by Dr. Isabelle A. Moser with Steve Solomon
  4. As a cathartic for cattle, we may give one quart of linseed and from two to four ounces of turpentine, or one to two pounds of Epsom or Glauber's salts, dissolved in plenty of water. – Common Diseases of Farm Animals by R. A. Craig, D. V. M.
  5. My stomach could never bear quinine unless subsequent to the cathartic – How I Found Livingstone by Sir Henry M. Stanley
  6. Effective treatment consists in drinking water freely and taking a cathartic for the one stimulates the kidneys and the other the bowels to assist in getting rid of the cause of the trouble. – The Prospective Mother A Handbook for Women During Pregnancy by J. Morris Slemons
  7. Rhubarb, it should always be recollected, has an astringent as well as purgative property, according to the extent of the dose in which it is administered; the former of which never opposes or interferes with the energy of the latter, since it only takes effect when the substance is administered in small doses, or, if given in larger ones, not until it has ceased to operate as a cathartic – The Maternal Management of Children, in Health and Disease. by Thomas Bull, M.D.
  8. The cathartic moved the bowels two or three times. – Report on Surgery to the Santa Clara County Medical Society by Joseph Bradford Cox
  9. They have, however, an extremely bad taste from the numerous establishments for washing for all Paris, which are established in boats on all parts of the river, which is thus strongly impregnated with soap- suds, and its cathartic qualities have been experienced by many strangers on their first arrival in Paris. – A tour through some parts of France, Switzerland, Savoy, Germany and Belgium by Richard Boyle Bernard
  10. 4. Keep the bowels active, taking a cathartic if necessary. – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
  11. The abdominal cavity being very frequently the seat of dropsical effusion, when this takes place to any great extent, despite the continued and free use of the medicinal diuretic and the hydragogue cathartic the surgeon is required to make an opening with the instrumental hydragogue- viz. – Surgical Anatomy by Joseph Maclise
  12. Yellow, kidneys and cathartic – King Spruce, A Novel by Holman Day
  13. Take a cathartic notify the physician at once and follow his directions. – The Mother and Her Child by William S. Sadler Lena K. Sadler
  14. At the time the attack occurs, the animal should be given a cathartic – Common Diseases of Farm Animals by R. A. Craig, D. V. M.
  15. To witness the sporadic dry showers of crumbs falling onto the recently mopped but still noisome floor seemed cathartic – An Apostate: Nawin of Thais by Steven Sills
  16. Ordered quinine as a tonic, and pill " C. C." as a cathartic – Report on Surgery to the Santa Clara County Medical Society by Joseph Bradford Cox