Anodyne: Relieves pain.
Anthelmintic: An agent which expells worms.
Aperient: Gently laxatixe, without purging.
Aromatic: Stimulant, spicy.
Astringent: Causes contraction and arrests discharge.
Antibilious: Acts on the bile, relieving bilousness.
Antiemetic: Stops vomiting.
Antiepileptic: Relieves fits (of epilepsy).
Anthilitic: Prevents the formation of calculi in the urinary organs.
Antirhuematic: Relieves or cures rhuematism.
Antiscorbutic: Cures or prevents scurvy.
Antispasmodic: Relieves or prevents spasms.
Antisyphilitic: Having effect on or curing venereal diseases
Carminative: Expels wind from the bowels.
Cathartic: Evacuating to the bowels.
Cephalic: Used in diseases of the head.
Cholagogue: Increases the flow of bile.
Demulcent: Soothing, relieves inflammation.
Deobstructant: Removes obstructions.
Depuritive: Purifies the blood.
Detergent: Cleansing to boils, ulcers and wounds.
Diaphoretic: Produces perspiration.
Discutient: Dissolves and removes tumors.
Diuretic: Increases the secretion and flow of urine.
Emetic: Produces vomiting.
Emmenagogue: Promotes menstruation.
Emollient: Softening and soothing to inflamed parts.
Esculent: Eatable as food.
Exanthematous: Remedy for skin eruptions and diseases.
Expectorant: Facilitates expectoration.
Febrifuge: Abates and reduces fevers.
Hepatic: Remedy for diseases of the liver.
Herpatic: Remedy for skin eruptions, ringworm, etc.
Laxative: Promotes bowel action.
Lithontryptic: Dissolves calculi in the urinary organs.
Maturating: Ripens and brings boils, tumors and ulcers to a head.
Mucilaginous: Soothing to inflamed parts.
Nauseant: Produces vomiting.
Nervine: Acts specifically on the nervous system.
Opthalmicum: A remedy for disease of the eye.
Parturient: Induces and promotes labor at childbirth.
Pectoral: Remedy to relieve chest affections.
Resolvent: Dissolves and removes tumors.
Rubifacient: Increases circulation, produces red skin.
Sedative: Tonic effect on nerves, also quieting.
Sialagogue: Increases the secretion of saliva.
Stomachic: Strengthens and gives tone to the stomach.
Styptic: Arrests hemorrhage and bleeding.
Sudorific: Produces profuse perspiration.
Tonic: Remedy which is invigorating and strengthening.
Vermifuge: Expels worms.