flatulent

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flatulent

1. suffering from or caused by an excessive amount of gas in the alimentary canal, producing uncomfortable distension
2. generating excessive gas in the alimentary canal
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And there was Castoria, reputed to cure diarrhea and "wind colic" and relieve "teething troubles, constipation and flatulency ..."
Whole plants, leaves, and fruits are used in folk medicines of Bangladesh for treatment of ailments like hepatic disorders, rheumatoid arthritis, constipation, diabetes, coughs, asthma, itches, wounds, stomachache, diarrhea, dysentery, pain, typhoid, pneumonia, toothache, cancer, flatulency, body ache, and bone fractures.
From the number of plants used, gastrointestinal disorders like diarrhea, dysentery, bloating (flatulency), and indigestion were the most common ailments afflicting the population of Bhola Island.
In the Indian sub-continent, traditional practitioners prescribe the fruits for constipation, indigestion and flatulency, while the seeds are prescribed for diabetes.