Glauber salt


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so·di·um sul·fate

an ingredient of many natural laxative waters, and also used as a hydragogue cathartic primarily in large animals.
Synonym(s): Glauber salt
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Glauber salt

(glo'berz)
[Johann Rudolf Glauber, Dutch physician, 1604–1668]
Sodium sulfate.
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Glauber,

Johann R., German chemist, 1604-1668.
Glauber salt - an ingredient of many of the natural laxative waters, and also used as a hydragogue cathartic. Synonym(s): sodium sulfate
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