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antipyretic

a remedy or drug that prevents or alleviates fever

antipyretic

[‚an·tē·pī′red·ik]
(pharmacology)
Any agent, such as aspirin, that reduces or prevents fever.
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Adiantum is used as expectorant, astringent, demulcent, antitussive, emmenagogue, febrifuge, diuretic and in catarrhal affections.
(Umbelliferae), is one of the most commonly used crude drugs as a febrifuge in China, Japan, and Korea [19].
febrifuge, effective diuretic Asparagaceae, Diarrhoea, sore throat Asparagus flagellaris Baker Burseraceae, Cough Canarium schweifurthii Engl.
Each part of the plant possesses variety of biological activities such as antibiotic, antifungal, antioxidant, antipyretic, antiproliferative, antiscorbutic, antiemetic, antiulcer, analgesic, astringent, cordial, digestive, diuretic, febrifuge, laxative, nutritive, odoriferous, restorative and stimulant.
Leaf and stem decoctions of the plant Teucrium mascatense are used in traditional Omani medicine as a febrifuge [Figure 1].
The plant and its infusions are used for a variety of medicinal purposes - as a depurative, detoxifying agent, as diuretic, as an antidote for snakebites and as febrifuge for fever relief in the Punjab.
The bark from the tree can be used to treat diarrhea and lanzones fruit as febrifuge to help cure fever.
Immune: anti-infectious (ENT, pulmonary, intestinal, pharyngeal, urinary, genital, cutaneous), antifungal, antibacterial (gram + , gram-), antiviral, antiherpetic, wide spectrum antihelminthic, vermifuge; immune stimulant; antioxidant, anti-inflammatory; febrifuge;
The newly launched "Febrifuge (Granules)" under the Group's flagship "Hin Sang" brand, with a registration as a proprietary Chinese medicine approved by the Department of Health, is the only young child specific proprietary Chinese medicine in granule form in Hong Kong, which helps children to relieve fever, fight against influenza virus and boost their immune systems.
"araticum cagao" spasms, angina, diarrhea, or (DDMS 4885) as a febrifuge (16) Not reported Duguetia "araticum seco" or Leaves are used as a furfuracea "araticum miudo" parasiticide and against A.St.-Hil rheumatism (12) (DDMS 166) Plant species Part of Extraction (Voucher) plant yield (% w/w) tested (1) Annona L, S L (42%) crassiflora S (16.8%) Mart.
Spondias mombin contains active principles like alkaloids, resin, tannins and saporin (10) and is utilized in Nigeria to cure taenia, cough, wounds, purge, fever, yaws, diuretic and febrifuge. It could also be used as an astringent (10).