The bark is of some value as a tonic and febrifuge.
This method had helped the House of Valois to consolidate its power; but what was tonic for a dynasty was death to a state whose headship was elective.
A sudden intense sense stimulus usually suffices to end this tonic discharge.
From time immemorial thera- savages have been accustomed to eat the hearts of lions and other wild animals, under the belief that they will thereby obtain courage and strength like that of the animal from which the heart had been taken, but in 1889 BrownSequard proposed to use testicular juice as a general tonic and stimulant.
By tonic contraction is meant a prolonged and equable state of tension which yields under analysis no element of intermittent character.
The muscular wall of the blood-vessels also exhibits tonic contraction, which, however, seems to be mainly traceable to a continual excitation of the muscle cells by nervous influence conveyed to them along their nerves, and originating in the great vaso motor centre in the bulb.
The kat plant, a medicinal herb which has a tonic quality, is largely grown in the Harrar province.
Temperance in the use of alcohol has followed the demonstration not only of its unimportance as a food or tonic, but also of its harmfulness, save in very small quantities.
The powdered bark is sometimes given to horses as a vermifuge; it possesses likewise tonic and febrifugal properties, containing a considerable amount of salicin.
The bark has been employed for dyeing yellow and for tanning, and was formerly in popular repute as a febrifuge and tonic. The powder of the dried nuts was at one time prescribed as a sternutatory (to encourage sneezing) in the Edinburgh Pharmacopoeia.
San Franciscan climate is breezy, damp and at times chilling; often depressing to the weakly, but a splendid tonic to others.
Quinine is largely used as a bitter tonic in doses of about half a grain.
Here the quinine acts as a bitter tonic. The tinctura quininae ammoniata or "ammoniated quinine" is made by mixing t 75 grains of quinine sulphate, 2 fluid oz.
The south spring is aperient, but contains some iron; while the north or chalybeate spring is more tonic in its properties.
gastrocnemius, tonic contraction obtains; but this, like the last mentioned, is not autochthonous in the muscles themselves; it is indirect and neural, and appears to be maintained reflexly.
The importance of Crispi in Italian public life depended less upon the many reforms accomplished under his administrations than upon his intense patriotism, remarkable fibre, and capacity for administering to his fellow-countrymen the political tonic of which they stood in constant need.
Navarrese-Aragone~e has the diphthongs Ce, ue from tonic and, and adheres more strictly to them than normal Castilian doescuende (c b m i t e rn) huey (h d 1 e), pueyo (pb di U rn), yes (e s t), yeran (h r ii n t), while Castilian says conde, hoy, poyo, es, ryan.
Their language, which is neither monosyllabic nor tonic, has nothing in common with that of the MonAnnam group. It has, moreover, been pointed out that had the Malays been driven southwards by the stronger races of the mainland of Asia, it might be expected that the people inhabiting the country nearest to the border between Siam and Malaya would belong to the Malayan and not to the Mon-Annam or Mon-Khmer stock.
A form of contraction intermediate in character between the tonic and the rhythmic is met in the auricle of the heart of the toad.
The ferri et quininae citras, one of the "scale preparations" of iron, is given as a haematinic and tonic in doses of about to grains.
Of great practical importance is the fact that the cornutine causes rhythmic contractions such as naturally occur, whilst the sphacelinic acid produces a tonic contraction of the uterus, which is unnatural and highly inimical to the life of the foetus.
Added to the greater force of cardiac contraction is a permanent tonic contraction of the organ, so that its internal capacity is reduced.
Knit goods are manufactured, but the importance of the place is due to its sulphur springs, the waters of which are used for the treatment of skin diseases, gout, rheumatism, etc., and to the tonic air and fine scenery.
Bet ore the tonic the same change between a and e constantly takes place; one finds in manuscripts enar, emor for anar, amor (the same extends even to the case of the tonic syllable, ten and sent from t a n t u in and 1 a n c t u m being far from rare), and, on the other hand, antre, arrar, for entre, errar.
Catalan being a variety of the langue doc, it will be convenient to note the peculiarities of its phonetics and inflexion as compared with ordinary Provenal, Tonic VowelsWith regard to a, which is pronounced alike in open and close syllables (amar, a m a r e; abre, a r b o r), there is nothing to remark.
The Latin never yields ie in Catalan as it does in French and occasionally in Provenal; s e d e t becomes seu (where u represents the final d), p e d e m makes peu, and e go eu; in some words where the tonic is followed by a syllable in which an i occurs, it may become I (ir, he r i; mig, me di us; m-,is, m eli us); and the same holds good for in a similar situation (ciri, c r i u s, c e r e u s; fire, f e r i a), and for e in a close syllable before a nasal (eximpli, e x e to p 1 u m; mintr for mentir, gint for gent).
Some bitters, although possessing tonic properties, may be regarded as beverages pure and simple, notwithstanding the fact that they are seldom consumed in an undiluted state; others again, are obviously medicinal preparations and should be treated as such.
I tonic long and i short, when in hiatus with another vowel, produce i (amich, a in i c u 1; via, vi a).
The well of effervescent chalybeate water is largely resorted to for anaemia and as a tonic. A peat bath, similar to those at Franzensbad in Bohemia, has also been established.
In China it was an old internal remedy for leprosy and struma, and is accredited with stimulant, tonic, sedative, astringent and vulnerary properties.
Coincidently with the persistence of the tonic contraction, the higher and volitional centres seem to lie under a spell of inhibition; their action, which would complete or cut short the posture-spasm, rests in abeyance.
In this sense alone quinine is a tonic. The hydrochloric acid of the gastric juice is stated to convert any salt of quinine into a chloride, and it seems probable that the absorption of quinine takes place mainly from the stomach, for when the drug reaches the alkaline secretions of the duodenum it is precipitated, and probably none of it is thereafter absorbed.
As regards the tonic, accent and the treatment of the vowels which come after it, Castilian may be said to be essentially a paroxytonic language, though it does not altogether refuse proparoxytonic accentuation and it would be a mistake to regard vocables like 1dm para, lagrima, rdpido, &c., as learned words.
o tonic long and o short are represented by a dote and o.
A tonic VowelsAs for the Latin post-tonic vowels already spoken of, it remains to be noted that a is often represented in writng by e, especially before s; in.
After the tonic ue often becomes a in the Catalan of the mainland (ayga, a q u a, llenga, I in g u a), while in Majorca it becomes o (ay~o, lien go).
Iron and quinine citrate is used as a bitter stomachic and tonic. In the blood citrates are oxidized into carbonates; they therefore act as remote alkalis, increasing the alkalinity of the blood and thereby the general rate of chemical change within the body.
Its most effective use, however, is as a nerve tonic in paralysis agitans, locomotor ataxia, impotence and nervous exhaustion.
(1) To take first its treatment of the final vowelsCatalan, like French and Provenal, having only oxytones and paroxytones, does not admit more than one syllable after the tonic accent: thus anima gives arma, cdmera gives cambra.
Reigate's stunning surrounding countryside offers the perfect tonic to relax and leave the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
The phytoestrogenic herb, Black Cohosh, acts as a tonic that will help to increase libido and reduce feelings of fatigue.
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Godfrey has no quinine, so he gives Jones a bottle of tonic wine.
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Tonic spasms may develop at 3 - 4 months.
Boscia's Balancing Facial Tonic contains powerful antioxidants that diminish acne-causing sebum plugs and help balance the skin's oil levels.
romanticize Connecticut Yankee " is a wonderful tonic for those prone to romanticizing the past.
The key cardiovascular-supporting agent in this tonic is hawthorn. which contains a bioflavonoid, or plant chemical, called rutin.
Partial seizures can progress into a generalized tonic clonic seizure.
They are mainly clonic, sometimes with apnoeic spells; tonic seizures have rarely been described.
The unquestionable popularity of Curwen's Tonic sol-fa induced many publishers to issue hymnals employing sol-fa notation.
tonic spasms may develop at 3 - 4 months.
stimulate general tonic and invigorating to the physique, as well as mentally stimulating.
stomachic tonic and bitter, in small doses, promoting gastric digestion and appetite. ¶ Preparations.
Elizabeth made oatmeal stout fairly regularly, not as a beverage but as a sort of tonic medicine.
sullylian football, its reputation sullied by match fixing allegations, is looking for a tonic.
However, a first-half goal - his first for the club - and a place in the fifth round proved a useful tonic.
A soothing tonic indeed to then read Woolf's paean to Elizabeth Barrett Browning's spaniel, Flush.
An infusion taken two to three times daily is a digestive tonic or can be used externally to wash wounds.
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The tincture was formerly used as a bitter tonic and antiperiodic and had the reputation of curing leprosy.
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tonic herb, when the body is under stress.
tonic seizure tend to last no longer than 10 seconds.
tonic wine created in Devon by the Monks of Buckfast abbey.
tonic water may help to alleviate any cramp pain.
Over a period of time, oats can act as a nerve tonic, reducing stress and aiding relaxation.
Consider using a liver tonic to help detoxify the body.
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John Carey in the Sunday Times says of him: " The way Dawkins writes about science is not just a brain tonic.
It is the third note of the tonic triad and also the first note of the dominant triad.
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It is in E major, while Beethoven chooses to use trumpets in C. The only note which these can play in E major is the tonic, to which they are accordingly confined until the recapitulation of the second subject.
The following is Bach's fullest orchestra: the string-band, consisting (as at the present day) of violins in two parts, violas, violoncellos, doubled (where the contrary is not indicated) by double basses; the wind instruments (generally one to each part, as the string-band was never large)-2 flutes, 2 or 3 oboes, or oboe d'amore (a lower-pitched and gentler type), taille or oboe da caccia (some kind of alto oboe corresponding to the cor anglais), bassoon, generally doubling the string basses, 2 horns, with parts needing much greater practice in high notes than is customary to-day, 3 (occasionally 4) trumpets, of which at least the first 2 were played by players especially trained to produce much higher notes than are compatible with the power to produce the lower notes (the high players were called Clarin-Blaser; and the others Principal-Blaser); a pair of kettle-drums, tuned to the tonic and dominant of the piece.
Iron and quinine citrate is used as a bitter stomachic and tonic. In the blood citrates are oxidized into carbonates; they therefore act as remote alkalis, increasing the alkalinity of the blood and thereby the general rate of chemical change within the body (see Acetic Acid).
In the first place, the ridiculous and discreditable incident of the beating had time to blow over; in the second, England was a very favourable place for Frenchmen of note to pick up guineas; in the third, and most important of all, his contact with a people then far more different in every conceivable way from their neighbours than any two peoples of Europe are different now, acted as a sovereign tonic and stimulant en his intellect and literary faculty.
The infusion is useful as a bitter tonic - a group of substances of which calumba is the type - and is also a very efficient anthelmintic for the threadworm (Oxyuris vermicularis).
In some cases a post-tonic vowel other than a is preserved in Catalan, as, for example, when that vowel forms a diphthong with the tonic (Deft, D e us; Ebriu, He bred s); or, again, it sometimes happens, when the tonic is followed by an i in hiatus, that the i persists (diliivi, dilfivium; servici, servicium; lbi, lbium; ciri, cereus); but in many cases these ought to be regarded as learned forms, as is shown by the existence of parallel ones, such as servey, where the atonic i has been attracted by the tonic and forms a diphthong with it (servIci, scrvii, serve)?).
0 atonic close, which in genuine Catalan exists only before the tonic, has become U; at the present day truvar, cuntradii is the real pronunciation of the words spelt trovar, contradir, and in the final syllables, verbal or other, where under Castilian influence an o has come to be added to the normal Catalan form, this a has the value of a a: trovo (genuine Catalan, irop) is pronounced trovu; bravo (genuine Catalan, brau) is pronounced bravu.
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But " The Connecticut Yankee " is a wonderful tonic for those prone to romanticizing the past.
The unquestionable popularity of Curwen 's Tonic Sol-fa induced many publishers to issue hymnals employing sol-fa notation.
Its bitterness is a tonic to liver and spleen function.
It is a general tonic and invigorating to the physique, as well as mentally stimulating.
It acts also as a stomachic tonic and bitter, in small doses, promoting gastric digestion and appetite. ¶ Preparations.
Italian football, its reputation sullied by match fixing allegations, is looking for a tonic.
A soothing tonic indeed to then read Woolf 's paean to Elizabeth Barrett Browning 's spaniel, Flush.
So he returned to Hungary with the Curwen books and over the next decade revised and refined tonic sol-fa.
Used as a tonic herb, when the body is under stress.
Tonic seizure tend to last no longer than 10 seconds.
The drink of Airdrie is Buckfast, a 12% proof tonic wine created in Devon by the Monks of Buckfast abbey.
Drinking orange juice or tonic water may help to alleviate any cramp pain.
John Carey in the Sunday Times says of him: The way Dawkins writes about science is not just a brain tonic.
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Purists will note that modern lillet lacks the acerbic bitterness of yesteryear, so the perfect martini recipe will add a bit of quinine (the stuff that makes tonic water a bit bitter) to the mix.
A small pinch of quinine powder or a touch of tonic water (no more than an eighth of a tablespoon) will do the trick if Blanc is the Lillet of your choice.
Tonic water, club soda, cola and lemon-lime soda mix well with most liquors.
Gin, vodka and light rum pair well with light mixers like tonic water, club soda and lemon-lime soda.
Gin, vodka or light rum and tonic water is a top choice, easily garnished with a lime wedge.
It acts as a cardiovascular tonic and overall heart-health boosting herb.
In the 1950s, a best-selling book entitled Folk Medicine: A Vermont Doctor's Guide to Good Health drew attention to the tonic, calling it a medicine cabinet miracle.
According to New York University's Langone Medical Center, ashwagandha was traditionally used in Ayurvedic medicine as a general strengthening tonic, but is regarded by modern herbalists as an adaptogen.
Nettles are an overall astringent, cleansing tonic.
Matt Damon is currently a board member for the Tonic Mailstopper company, which is trying to stop all of the junk mail that gets delivered every year.
The root-stock is thick and aromatic, and was formerly used much as a tonic.
When plants have been severely nutrient-deprived, however, a quick supply of readily available chemical fertilizer can be the best tonic for rejuvenating growth.
Ordering a martini up and with a twist…mojito with Jamaican rum and fresh mint…or how about gin and tonic?
Asymmetrical tonic neck reflex (sometimes called the tonic labyrinthine reflex) is activated as a result of turning the head to one side.
Symmetrical tonic neck reflex occurs with either the extension or flexion of the infant's head.
The Role of the Primitive Asymmetrical Tonic Neck Reflex (ATNR) in Balance, Co-ordination Problems and Specific Learning Difficulties, including Dyslexia.
The muscles become rigid for about 30 seconds during the tonic phase of the seizure and alternately contract and relax during the clonic phase, which lasts 30 to 60 seconds.
Add texture to the hair by misting a volumizing tonic from scalp to ends prior to heat styling.
For added volume and lift, spray a volumizing tonic from scalp to ends prior to drying the hair.
Mist hair evenly with a volumizing tonic prior to blowdrying to help lift roots and add body to the hair.
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Like several other nutritional products and supplements, no long term studies prove the health benefits of kombucha, but ancient populations relied on the drink as an overall health tonic and gastrointestinal cure.
Hawthorn berries are used in Europe as a heart tonic.
Juice and alternate between soft and hard greens, and this tonic will give you super energy and bring the life force into their bloodstream immediately.
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For those of you who are a bit hypoglycemic, this tonic can be consumed because the protein and fats in the almond milk help mitigate the influx of natural sugars going into the bloodstream.
From classic flavors such as cola, lemon-lime, orange and root beer to mixers such as ginger ale or tonic, there are options for everyone in the family.
This is like tonic to Cancer men's egos once they realize just how lucky they are to have been chosen.
Do note that the Magic Shield spray is sold separately, as is the Remover Tonic.
An herbal liver tonic or milk thistle liver detox can help improve liver function.
Not only does yoga focus your mind, but it also relaxes your body through stretching and tonic strengthening.
The word "tonic" means characterized by continuous contraction of muscle, while the prefix "iso" means fixed.
The syrup of iron, quinine and strychnine is used as a tonic.
Lemon: antiseptic, antibacterial, antifungal, astringent, stimulant, Tonic.
In the Middle Ages caper infusions were considered aphrodisiac and a mild tonic.
It would appear that a famous brand of tonic water contains quinine.
growing chamomile of any type is considered a tonic for anything you grow in the garden.
cheery smile on the front page is a real tonic.
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Sage tea is believed to make a good tonic and blood cleanser.
It was anticipated that their seizures would mostly be generalized tonic clonic.
clonic, clonic, tonic, tonic-clonic or even infantile spasms.
convalesce: Fulfilling The Contractual Obligations Lucozade A soft drink, originally marketed as a tonic for those convalescing from illness.
If your roots are greasy soak some cotton wool in witch hazel, cologne or skin tonic and rub all over scalp.
Beside being an energizer and tonic, Jatoba has also given very good results in cases of acute and chronic cystitis and prostatitis.
Would Hamlet be more relevant if he was wearing jeans and sipping a gin and tonic at a cocktail party?
Immune Tonic Studies show that Siberian ginseng enhances white blood cell activity, thus providing support to a compromised immune system.
For this reason it can always do with a boost from a liver tonic herb.
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