Example sentences for: ailments

How can you use “ailments” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Native Americans chewed tobacco to treat intestinal symptoms, and in 1560, Jean Nicot de Villemain sent tobacco seeds to the French court, claiming tobacco had medicinal properties and describing it as a panacea for many ailments.

  • Scientists predict that stem cells may provide the building blocks for treatments to ailments from Parkinson's disease to diabetes.

  • Whereas a requirement that study subjects travel to a local study center could result in failure to enroll patients for logistic reasons, a home health agency can obtain blood from study subjects rendered homebound by stroke or other ailments.

  • These concerned sociologists and psychologists maintain that we Americans want not only beer that is low in calories, cigarettes that are low in tar, and foods that are low in substances such as salt, sugar, fat, and cholesterol; we also want reduced-effort cures for our ailments, reduced-work jobs, and reduced-commitment relationships.

  • are used as antiinflammatory, antipyretic, hepatoprotective and diuretic infusions and to treat external ulcers and local infections [ 94 ] . A cataplasm of the leaves of Lepianthes peltata is used by the Cuna and Chocó Indians for various external ailments and is rubbed on the body to exterminate lice [ 25 95 81 ] . In South America leaves are used for inflammatory disorders and are warmed and rubbed with coconut ( Cocos nucifera ) or castor oil ( Ricinus communis ) and applied to any painful or swollen joints and inner body parts [ 94 54 96 97 98 65 99 ] .


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