In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1purgante masculinolaxante masculino
1Medicina purganteMedicina laxante(cathartic, cleansing) catártico(cathartic, cleansing) depurador
- A paste of the roots mixed with milk works as a laxative but with violent cathartic effect compared to the purgative jalap Ipomoea purga from which the true and milder jalap is extracted.
- The purgative activity of RH appears to be due to rhein and the sennoside components.
- Prior to Election Day, there was a widespread belief that the outcome of the 2000 Election was a fluke, an aberration, that would correct itself, as a sort of natural purgative process, in 2004.
- This also applies to some purgative herbs such as rhubarb and senna leaf.
- If he was indeed suffering from syphilitic symptoms such as burning joint pain and oozing ulcerations, then this portrait could represent a sort of purgative catharsis.
- The traditional vocabulary calls this the purgative path: We cleanse ourselves in order to keep God in our life.
- We seem to prefer the smile that conceals an inner deception to the honest purgative truth about ourselves.
- Mention of health at the end of the entry on rhubarb brings to mind purgative powers, plus questions about possible health risks if a lot of rhubarb is eaten.
- If the fortunes made from purgative pills had been devoted to the hospitals which treat the victims of their abuse, the financial problems of the voluntary hospitals would have been solved.
- But when the six percussionists timidly clink their cymbals, it's hard to keep thinking they're high priests presiding over a purgative rite.
- The savage stomping dance; the primitive, purgative rite; a music of cosmic rigour - you don't have to go far from the Cité de la Musique to find glaring precedents.
- Dreams carried great significance and were sought through fasting or other purgative ceremonies.
- Olympics have a habit of inducing these purgative phases in host cities.
- Prepared rhubarb is used when one desires to enhance the blood moving or heat clearing effects of the herb, but minimize the purgative action.
- It is this purgative function of art to which Ernst Gombrich has appealed in his explication of the ‘grotesque.’
- The need for purgative violence in order to recreate the self hearkens back to the ‘fiery zeale’ of the universal conflagration.
- It was, therefore, to take a leading trait of character, in this instance the uncompromising, unbending business ethic of a London merchant, and to trace its damaging development and its ultimate, purgative downfall.
- This purgative application is generally thought to be safe and effective even for geriatric and pediatric use.
- Some of them prime your emotions, setting you up for a let down or a purgative, thundering crash.
- What doesn't get manhandled out gets washed out with whatever purgative their employer prescribes.
- Bulimia nervosa can be difficult to identify because of extreme secrecy about binge eating and purgative behaviour.
- The laxative and purgative properties of Senna were discovered in the 9th century by the Arabs, who spread its use to Europe.
- Chinese people have used it for over 2000 years as a purgative medicine, although some scientists consider it a medical enigma.
- What's really troubling about someone like Eminem is the very purgative nature of art.
- Detoxification, in these narratives of spiritual struggle, counts as the long night of the soul: the body's purgative agony as it pours junk through all available orifices.
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