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stomachic

Syllabification: sto·mach·ic
Pronunciation: /stəˈmakik
 
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Definition of stomachic in English:

adjective

1Promoting the appetite or assisting digestion.
Example sentences
  • A few medicinal properties of spices such as tonic, carminative, stomachic, diuretic, and antispasmodic have long been recognized.
  • The seeds are valued medicinally for their diuretic, demulcent and stomachic properties.
  • The juice is good for promoting digestion and all parts have stomachic properties, which can be augmented with small amounts of cinnamon and cloves.
1.1Of or relating to the stomach.
Example sentences
  • Their medicinal properties are similar, both helping digestion in stomachic weakness.
  • Another, with a more gradual deterioration of function, becomes a victim to nearly similar changes, with distressing stomachic pain, and unquenchable thirst; and he sinks, delirious under yellow fever.

noun

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A medicine or tonic that promotes the appetite or assists digestion.
Example sentences
  • The use of the herb checks the head and eyes, like the leaves; hence the root should be accounted among the best stomachics.
  • It is one of the earliest medicinal herbs known in Europe, widely regarded as one of the best stomachics for young children.
  • Toxicity and side effects may be ameliorated if the drug is taken with green tea, diuretics, or stomachics.

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