Emetic - An agent that causes vomiting.
Emmenagogue - An agent that promotes menstrual flow.
Emollient - An agent used externally to soften and soothe.
Errhine - An agent that promotes sneezing and nasal discharges.
Euphoriant, Euphorigen - An agent that induces an abnormal sense of vigour and buoyancy.
Exanthematous - Relating to skin diseases or eruptions.
Expectorant - An agent that promotes the discharge of mucus from the respiratory passages.
Febrifuge - An agent that reduces or eliminates fever.
Galactagogue - An agent that encourages or increases the secretion of milk.
Hallucinogen - An agent that induces hallucinations.
Hemostatic - An agent that slopes bleeding.
Hepatic - A drug that acts on the liver.
Hydragogue - A purgative that produces abundant watery discharge.
Hypnotic - An agent that promotes or produces sleep.
Irritant - An agent that causes inflammation or abnormal sensitivity in living tissue.
Laxative - An agent promoting evacuation of the bowels; a mild purgative.
Mucilaginous - Characterised by a gummy or gelatinous consistency.
Narcotic - A drug which relieves pain and induces sleep when used in medicinal doses; in large doses narcotics produce convulsions, coma, or death.
Nauseant - An agent that produces an inclination to vomit.
Nephritic - A medicine applicable to diseases of the kidney.
Nervine - An agent that has a calming or soothing effect on the nerves; formerly, any agent that acts on the nervous system.