noun. medication that prevents the formation of gas in the alimentary tract or eases its passing.
- prescription drug
adjective. relieving gas in the alimentary tract (colic or flatulence or griping).
- prescription medicine
- over-the-counter medicine
Example sentences of the word carminative
1. Noun, singular or mass
The list of these "carminative" herbs varies among sources and not all of the flavors sound very good with cabbage, but some of them may surprise you.
Fennel has a carminative effect, which means it can sooth the digestive tract and reduce acid and inflammation as well as gas and bloating.