What does the word carminative mean?

Usage examples for carminative

  1. In India the seeds are given internally for their anthelmintic and carminative effect; the dose is one teaspoonful twice a day. – The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines by T. H. Pardo de Tavera
  2. The properties of camomile are antispasmodic, carminative, and tonic- just what is wanted. – The American Reformed Cattle Doctor by George Dadd

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