antiscorbutic


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antiscorbutic

a remedy or agent that prevents or cures scurvy
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An important development in this regard was the British navy's daily ration of lime juice as an antiscorbutic starting in 1795.
The plant has astringent, antiscorbutic, antitumor and rubefacient properties [8-9].
The name "water-soluble C" was initially proposed by Drummond [15] in 1919 for the antiscorbutic factor.