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Definition of the noun aloes

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  1. a purgative made from the leaves of aloe

Alternative definition of the noun aloes


  1. [plurale tantum] The resin of the trees Aquilaria agallocha or Aquilaria malaccensis, known for their fragrant odour.

Phrases with ALOES

  1. Uredo Aloes
  2. bitter aloes
  3. Ceratina aloes
  4. Uromyces Aloes
  5. Rhizoecus Aloes
  6. Aspidiotus Aloes
  7. Species Uredo Aloes

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Google previewLexicon Medicum (1824)

Or, Medical Dictionary by Robert Hooper

Aloes is a well-known stimulating purgative, a pr0perty which it possesses not only when taken internally, but also by...

Google previewThe field book; or, Sports and pastimes of the British islands, by the author of 'Wild sports of the west'. (1833)

by William Hamilton Maxwell

Aloes is the inspissated juice of a plant of the same name, and is an effectual purgative * for horses.

Darbadoes aloes is a coarser mediciiie, liable to produce griping, and other unpleasant effects ; but it is a safe and efficacious purgative.

Google previewA Treatise of the Materia Medica and Therapeutics (1834)

by John Eberle

Aloes is a slow, stimulating cathartic, exciting a sensation of warmth in the stomach and bowels, and directing its operation more especially upon the lower portion of the intestinal canal. This is supposed to depend on the slowness with which it ...

Google previewAn Essay on Morbid Sensibility of the Stomach and Bowels, as the Proximate Cause, Or Characteristic Condition of Indigestion, Nervous Irritability, Mental Despondency, Hypochondriasis, Etc. Etc (1827)

To which are Added, Observations on the Diseases and Regimen of Invalids, on Their Return from Hot and Unhealthy Climates by James Johnson

Aloes is the basis of such medicine; but as, in the class of patients now under consideration, there is generally a defective or vitiated condition of the biliary secretion, and an irritable state of the gastric and intestinal nerves, together with a ...

Google previewA Compendium of the Laws Recently Passed for Regulating the Trade with the East Indies (1814)

The Duties of Customs and Excise on Goods Imported from Thence ... by Thomas Thornton

ALOES is the inspissated juice of the Aloe Plant. It is usually considered of three sorts:—-The Socotorine, (so named from the Island Socotora, whence it was first brought), which comes in skins, ...

Google previewModern domestic medicine (1827)

by Thomas John Graham

Aloes is a bitter, warm, stimulating purgative, of slow solution, and which acts chiefly on the lower intestines. It empties the large intestines without making the stools thin, and is a very useful purgative, especially in the habitual costiveness of ...

Google previewThe Monthly Review Or Literary Journal Enlarged (1785)

the aloes is that which has the greatest affinity with spirit of wine, and the bitumen that which has the smallest ; that the tinétures of resinous substances, which have an equal affinity with this spirit, yield no precipitate when they are mixed ...

Google previewThe Pocket Esculapius; Or, Every Man His Own Physician ... Collected by a Gentleman in the Course of His Travels, Etc (1806)

Aloes is a well-known purgative; aproperty which it pos— sesses not only when taken internally, but also by external ...

Google previewGeneral Therapeutics and Materia Medica (1857)

by Robley Dunglison

Aloes is the inspissated juice of the leaves of Aloë spicata, and other species of aloe; SEX. Syst. Hexandria Monogynia; NAT. ORD. Liliaceae. The London Pharmacopoeia refers it to Aloé spicata alone; the United States Pharmacopoeia, with ...

Google previewThe Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature (1788)

by Tobias George Smollett

The vinum aloes is the old tinctura sacra. The antimonial wine is made with the glass of antimony ; and the vinum an- timpn. tartarizat. is a solution of that medicine in water, with four times as much wine. We hope the quantity directed_wiH not ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

Pilula aloes composite. London. — Compound aloetic pills. Take of extract of spiked aloes powdered an ounce, extract of gentian half an ounce, oil of carraway forty minims, syrup a sufficient quantity. Beat them together until they combine into ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India (2014)

by George Watt

Socotrine Aloes. ALOE succotrina. green; flowers numerous, forming a narrow, erect, spike-like raceme; pedicels erect, curved so that the flowers are pendulous; bracts shorter than the pedicels. Flowers about 1% inch long, red below, ...

Google previewLexicon Medicum, Or, Medical Dictionary (1845)

Containing an Explanation of the Terms in Anatomy, Botany, Chemistry, Materia Medica, Midwifery, Mineralogy, Pharmacy, Physiology, Practice of Physic, Surgery, and the Various Branches of Natural Philosophy Connected with Medicine ... by Robert Hooper

Aloes therefore may be considered as injurious where inflammation or irritation exists in the bowels or neighbouring parts, in pregnancy, or in habits disposed to piles; but highly serviceable in all hypochondriac affections, caelectic habits, and ...

Google previewMedical Lexicon. A New Dictionary of Medical Science, containing a concise account of the various subjects and terms, ... and formulae for ... preparations etc. Third edition (1844)

Fothergill's, see Pilulre aloes et colocynthidis—p. Galbanuin, compound, Piluhe galbnni compositm—p. Gum, Piluhe galbani composite -—p. of Hellebore and myrrh, Piluhe ex helleboro et myrth—p. Hooper's, see Pilulm alnes et myrrhaa—p .

Google previewA Botanical Dictionary (1805)

Or, Elements of Systematic and Philosophical Botany by Colin Milne

The finest, or purest, is the succotrine aloes ; so called, says Pomet, either because the substance itself is a concreted juice, or, ...

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