emmenagogic

emmenagogic,

adj encouraging menstrual flow.
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white people suspect black people use it for abortions secretly," and that the liquid obtained by pressing the green scales of pineapple fruits was "famous throughout this land for its driving and emmenagogic properties.
Because of its emmenagogic (capable of provoking menstruation) activity, the herb should not be used in pregnancy.
Excessive use of this herb should be avoided because it is thought to have uterine stimulant, emmenagogic, and abortifacient properties.
During pregnancy, ingestion of more than the recommended doses is unsafe because of possible emmenagogic and abortifacient properties.
Although abortifacient and emmenagogic effects have been suggested, there is no evidence supporting these effects when used as a food.
Fennel is used in folk medicine as a stimulant, diuretic, carminative and sedative [8] and galactagogic, emmenagogic, expectorant and antispasmodic [9].
It was used for its carminative (suppressingcramps and flatulence and emmenagogic (enhancing pelvic blood flow) properties.
On this basis, the role of apigenin in the emmenagogic effects of A.
The medical content of both almanac makers demonstrates a desire to preserve and transmit classically-based medical cures for women, and in the case of Jinner, possibly to inform women about abortefacient and emmenagogic drugs.
Popular medicine in South America uses the macerated exocarp of the avocado's fruit, either macerated or in powder, as a vermifuge, and the leaves and bark as antihelminthic, emmenagogic and antiperiodic, and the liquid extract of the seed as a remedy for neuralgia and rheumatic pains.
Fennel is used in folk medicine as a stimulant, diuretic, carminative and sedative [6] and galactagogic, emmenagogic, expectorant and antispasmodic [7].
Fennel is used in medicine as a stimulant, antispasmodic, emmenagogic, diuretic, carminative, sedative, galactagogic and expectorant [6,7,19].