sudorific


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Related to sudorific: sensible perspiration

sudorific

1. producing or causing sweating; sudatory
2. a sudorific agent
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In George Gould's 1894 Illustrated Dictionary of Medicine, Petiveria is listed as a plant "of the West Indies and Guinea, is stimulant, diuretic, sudorific, anodyne, and depurative" (1057), something used for pain relief or as a purifier.
Moreover, calendula has healing and antiseptic properties with actions that are sudorific and analgesic, affect the bile duct, are anti-inflammatory, antiviral and anti-emetic, and tone the skin with vasodilation (Martins, Castro, Castellani, & Dias, 2004).
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.