sudorific


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sudorific

1. producing or causing sweating; sudatory
2. a sudorific agent
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The roots are used for nervous diseases [101] and as a diaphoretic, diuretic, emetic, emmenagogue, laxative, refrigerant, stomachic, and sudorific [102].
The Negroes consider it a sudorific, and say that vapour baths or fumigations of it will restore motion to paralysed limbs.
He soon after became affected with almost constant shivering; sudorific medicines were administered, and blood-letting proposed; but though he took the drugs, he objected to the bleeding.