These comprise anthelmintics, demulcents, diluents, and emollients.
"Enquire Within Upon Everything" by Anonymous
Anthelmintics are medicines which have the power of destroying or expelling worms from the intestinal canal.
"Burroughs' Encyclopaedia of Astounding Facts and Useful Information, 1889" by Barkham Burroughs
It is held in high estimation as an anthelmintic.
"The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom" by P. L. Simmonds
Anthelmintic means "against a worm," and is a term employed to designate those medicines which destroy or expel worms.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
Anthelmintic; two to four drachms.
"Cattle and Their Diseases" by Robert Jennings
The anthelmintic polyporus is employed in Burmah as a vermifuge.
"Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc." by George Francis Atkinson
Malefern, santonine, thymol and other anthelmintic remedies are prescribed.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 2" by Various
It is official in the United States Pharmacopoeia and is used principally as an anthelmintic.
"Ginseng and Other Medicinal Plants" by A. R. (Arthur Robert) Harding