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carminative

 [kahr-min´ah-tiv]
1. relieving flatulence.
2. an agent that so acts.

car·min·a·tive

(kar-min'ă-tiv),
1. Preventing the formation or causing the expulsion of flatus.
2. An agent that relieves flatulence.
[L. carmino, pp. -atus, to card wool; special Mod. L. usage, to expel wind]

carminative

(kär-mĭn′ə-tĭv, kär′mə-nā′-)
adj.
Inducing the expulsion of excess gas from the stomach and intestines.
n.
A carminative drug or agent.

carminative

Herbal medicine
noun A herb with a pleasant taste or odour, which is soothing to the gastrointestinal tract and reduces bloating or flatulence.

Examples
• Angelica—Angelica archangelica.
• Anise—Pimpinella anisum.
• Balm—Melissa officinalis.
• Cinnamon—Cinnamomum zeylandicum.
• Cloves—Eugenia carophyllus.
• Dill—Anethum graveolens.
• Fennel—Foeniculum dulce.
• Ginger—Zingiber officinale.
• Peppermint—Mentha piperita.

car·min·a·tive

(kahr-min'ă-tiv)
An agent such as peppermint oil that is taken after a meal to facilitate belching through relaxation of the lower esophageal sphincter, thereby averting passage of swallowed air into the intestine as flatus.
[L. carmino, pp. -atus, to card wool; special Mod. L. usage, to expel wind]

carminative

1. Having the power to relax muscle rings (sphincters) so as to release gas and relieve flatulence.
2. A drug having this property.

car·min·a·tive

(kahr-min'ă-tiv)
Agent to prevent formation or cause expulsion of flatus.
[L. carmino, pp. -atus, to card wool; special Mod. L. usage, to expel wind]
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