Antidysenteric
Antidysenteric An`ti*dys`en*ter"ic, a. (Med.) Good against dysentery. -- n. A medicine for dysentery. [1913 Webster]

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  • Casuarina Equisetifolia — L. Australian pine (E); Beefwood (E); Pino (S); Pino de Australia (C) . Potable water may be obtained from the shoots. Its logs will sink, but it is very good firewood which burns green and makes good charcoal. The fruit is mixed with powdered… …   EthnoBotanical Dictionary

  • Celosia Argentea — L. Cockscomb (E); Abanico (P); Dedos de plata (C) . Young shoots serve as a pother b. the seeds are considered antidiarrhetic, antidysenteric, and aphrodisiac …   EthnoBotanical Dictionary

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