Expectorant


Expectorant

Un expectorant est un médicament ou une herbe qui augmente l'expulsion du mucus de la trachée ou des bronches par de l'expectoration ou de la toux.

Expectorants végétaux

  • Anis (Pimpinella anisum),
  • Ail (Allium sativum),
  • Asclepias tuberosa,
  • Baume du Pérou (Myroxylon perierae),
  • Baume Tolu (Myroxylon toluifera),
  • Chondrus crispus,
  • Eucalyptus,
  • Fenouil
  • Grindelia (Grindelia camporum),
  • Guimauve (Althaea officinalis),
  • Immortelle commune (Helichrysum stoechas),
  • Hydrastis (Hydrastis canadensis),
  • Hysope (Hyssopus officinalis),
  • Inula helenium,
  • Lichen d'Islande (Cetraria islandica),
  • Lobélie (Lobelia inflata),
  • Marrubium vulgare,
  • Piloselle (Hieracium pilosella),
  • Polygala (Polygala senega),
  • Populus gileadensis,
  • Prunus serotona.
  • Réglisse (Glycyrrhiza glabra),
  • Sanguinaria canadensis,
  • Scille (Urginea maritima),
  • Sticta pulmonaria,
  • Sureau (Sambucus nigra),
  • Symphytum officinale,
  • Symplocarpus foetidus,
  • Thuya (Thuja occidentalis),
  • Thym (Thymus vulgaris),
  • Tussilage (Tussilago farfara),
  • Verbascum thapsus,
  • Verveine (Verbena officinalis),
  • Miel d'abeille pur
  • Fenugrec

Autres expectorants

La guaïfénésine est un expectorant fréquemment rencontré.

Voir aussi

Antitussif


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  • expectorant — expectorant, ante [ ɛkspɛktɔrɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • 1752; de expectorer ♦ Qui aide à expectorer. Sirop expectorant. ⇒ fluidifiant. Subst. Un expectorant. ● expectorant, expectorante adjectif expectorant nom masculin Fluidifiant bronchique facilitant l… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • expectorant — EXPECTORÁNT, Ă, expectoranţi, te, adj., s.n. (Medicament, substanţă) care uşurează expectoraţia (2). – Din fr. expectorant. Trimis de claudia, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  expectoránt adj. m., pl. expectoránţi; f …   Dicționar Român

  • Expectorant — Ex*pec to*rant, a. [L. expectorans, p. pr. of expectorare to drive from the breast: cf. F. expectorant.] (Med.) Tending to facilitate expectoration or to promote discharges of mucus, etc., from the lungs or throat. n. An expectorant medicine.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • expectorant — expectorant, ante (èk spè kto ran, ran t ) adj. Qui facilite l expectoration.    Substantivement, Un bon expectorant …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • expectorant — [ek spek′tə rənt, ikspek′tə rənt] adj. [L expectorans, prp. of expectorare: see EXPECTORATE] causing or easing the bringing up of phlegm, mucus, etc. from the respiratory tract n. an expectorant medicine …   English World dictionary

  • expectorant — 1782 (n.), 1811 (adj.), from L. expectorantem (nom. expectorans), prp. of expectorare (see EXPECTORATE (Cf. expectorate)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • expectorant — ► NOUN ▪ a medicine which promotes the secretion of sputum by the air passages, used to treat coughs …   English terms dictionary

  • expectorant — /ik spek teuhr euhnt/, Med., Pharm. adj. 1. promoting the discharge of phlegm or other fluid from the respiratory tract. n. 2. an expectorant medicine. [1775 85; < L expectorant (s. of expectorans), prp. of expectorare to EXPECTORATE; see ANT] *… …   Universalium

  • expectorant — 1. Promoting secretion from the mucous membrane of the air passages or facilitating its expulsion. 2. An agent that increases bronchial secretion and facilitates its expulsion. [L. ex, out, + pectus, chest] * * * ex·pec·to·rant ik spek t(ə )rənt… …   Medical dictionary

  • expectorant — UK [ɪkˈspektərənt] / US [ɪkˈspekt(ə)rənt] noun [countable] Word forms expectorant : singular expectorant plural expectorants medical a medicine that you use for helping you to cough liquid up from your lungs …   English dictionary