cholagogic


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cholagogic

[¦käl·ə¦gäj·ik]
(physiology)
Inducing the flow of bile.
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The actions of its flavonoids are indicated as cholagogic (bile flow stimulant), and as a vitalizer in increasing the production of stomach acid.
Peppermint's reputation as a digestive, carminative, cholagogic, and antispasmodic agent derives from centuries of use.