Translation of expectorant in Spanish:

expectorant

expectorante, n.

Pronunciation /ɪkˈspɛkt(ə)rənt//ɪkˈspɛkt(ə)r(ə)nt//ɛkˈspɛkt(ə)r(ə)nt/

noun

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    expectorante masculine
    • Medically, basil has been used as a sedative, an expectorant, and a laxative but it is not used much in herbal preparations today.
    • Some combine a full range of cold fighters: nasal decongestants, cough suppressants, and expectorants that loosen mucus.
    • In herbal medicine, mustard is regarded as an expectorant and secretion-loosener, and has a long history of use as a remedy for chest complaints.
    • Despite its broad use in the treatment of cough, multiple studies have found inconsistent results supporting the effectiveness of guaifenesin as an expectorant or cough suppressant.
    • She suggested I get an expectorant rather than a cough suppressant, which is what I'd been taking.