milk of magnesia

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n milk of magnesia purgative consisting of a milky white liquid suspension of magnesium hydroxide; used as a laxative and (in smaller doses) as an antacid
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Usage

In literature:

The substitution of the milk of magnesia for the lime-water as recommended on page 60 will often be found useful.
"The Care and Feeding of Children" by L. Emmett Holt
The best remedy is one tablespoonful of Philip's Milk of Magnesia taken every night for some time just before retiring.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Volume I. (of IV.)" by W. Grant Hague, M.D.
One teaspoon of milk magnesia.
"The Mother and Her Child" by William S. Sadler
If any aid is needed, milk of magnesia is the best laxative.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Volume IV. (of IV.)" by Grant Hague
Sulphate or chlorid of zinc: Milk, the whites of eggs, or calcined magnesia.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
If child is constipated, give one teaspoonful of milk of magnesia clear, at night.
"Scouting For Girls, Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts" by Girl Scouts
MAGNESIA (magnesium combined with oxygen) exists in the bones, brain, and in some of the animal fluids; as milk.
"A Treatise on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene (Revised Edition)" by Calvin Cutter
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In news:

Using Vicks or milk of magnesia may lessen facial dandruff.
In addition to the stop-off s mentioned last time, please note that milk of magnesia, readily and cheaply available from many drug and food stores, is actually a decent stop-off that may prove effective for many general-purpose needs.
Milk of magnesia has been used for decades to help constipation.
Pass the Milk of Magnesia baby Unc Imo is the new Suga Daddy in the rap game pushing 60 years of Gangster who needs Trey Songz or Drake when you've got you a Suga Daddy.
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