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Usage examples for diuretic

  1. The roots also are diuretic – The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines by T. H. Pardo de Tavera
  2. The seeds are warm and aromatic to the taste, whilst they are slightly diuretic – Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure by William Thomas Fernie
  3. I have noticed at other times that surprise at a deed of oppression acts on me as a powerful narcotic, but I found out at the time I speak of that great surprise is also a diuretic – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  4. It makes a refreshing drink, as well as a tonic and diuretic – The South of France--East Half by Charles Bertram Black
  5. The wines of Cusel and Valdrach, near Treves, are thought to be possessed of diuretic properties. – The Automobilist Abroad by M. F. (Milburg Francisco) Mansfield
  6. It possesses diuretic and tonic properties. – The American Reformed Cattle Doctor by George Dadd
  7. For cases in which excess of diuretic plants has been taken, it may be well to replace the salts by 1 to 2 pints of olive oil, adding 1 ounce of laudanum and 2 drams of gum camphor; also to apply fomentations or a fresh sheepskin over the loins. – Special Report on Diseases of Cattle by U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
  8. The above will be found a pleasant, light, and highly diuretic drink. – The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, by Mary Eaton
  9. 41. Nettles, Urtica; Hot, dry, Diuretic Solvent; purifies the Blood: The Buds, and very tender Cimae, a little bruised, are by some eaten raw, by others boil'd, especially in Spring- Pottage, with other Herbs. – Acetaria: A Discourse of Sallets by John Evelyn
  10. The seeds are diuretic and will correct gravel. – Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure by William Thomas Fernie
  11. They are an excellent diuretic serving to stimulate the kidneys. – Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure by William Thomas Fernie
  12. Both liquors are said to be medicinal, and are reputed to possess diuretic tonic and stimulant properties. – Arizona Sketches by Joseph A. Munk
  13. When the quality of the vintage is good, the wines are dry, diuretic and of a flinty flavour. – The South of France--East Half by Charles Bertram Black
  14. It was kept as a flavoring material for children's food, as a welcome addition to the dietary of invalids and the old, and quite literally as a drug, for it was considered to have, as it actually has, to a slight extent at least, some diuretic qualities that made it valuable. – Health Through Will Power by James J. Walsh
  15. In modern days its infusion- of the root- is generally regarded as a soothing diuretic helpful to the bladder and kidneys. – Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure by William Thomas Fernie