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abstergent August 3, 2010

Posted by vocabulry in Uncategorized.

Having cleansing or purgative properties.

Earthy particles, entering into the small veins of the tongue which reach to the heart, when they melt into and dry up the little veins are astringent if they are rough; or if not so rough, they are only harsh, and if excessively abstergent, like potash and soda, bitter.




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