2 archaic (Of a medicine) invigorating; producing strength.
- They have a pleasant and corroborant effect upon the stomach, but, when largely taken, cause purging and vomiting.
- Golfing is healthy, as are healthy the periodical visits to the spa, a ‘strategy’ which is not only medical but also refreshing, already practised by the Romans as a reinvigorating and corroborant remedy.
2 archaic An invigorating medicine.
- This makes it an excellent corroborant, strengthening also the ability of coordination and concentration.
- In Hippocrates it figures as an astringent herb, which may be infused in wine as a corroborant.
- In Puebla the plant is used by midwives as a corroborant after childbirth.
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