What does the word Antiscorbutic mean?

Usage examples for Antiscorbutic

  1. The vitamine advocates at first believed that its potency as an antiscorbutic was of course due to the vitamines already found present therein, viz. – The Vitamine Manual by Walter H. Eddy
  2. As several of these antiscorbutic articles are not generally known, a more particular account of them may not be amiss. – A Voyage Towards the South Pole and Round the World, Volume 1 by James Cook
  3. An infusion made with water will bring out the antiscorbutic virtues of the plant which are specially aromatic, and cordial. – Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure by William Thomas Fernie

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