Example sentences for: ailments

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

  • A few years ago the state expanded medical benefits to cover more people but fewer ailments.

  • In Indonesia, wildfires that burned for months during 1997–1998 were later estimated to have released the equivalent to 13%–40% of annual global carbon emissions from fossil fuels, inflicting smoke-related ailments on thousands.

  • Momordica charantia is widely used in the Caribbean for various ailments [ 84 66 ] . Leaves rubbed in coconut oil ( Cocos nucifera ) are used for scabies and skin rashes in Eastern Nicaragua, the Caribbean and in the Philippines [ 100 101 110 ] . Aqueous and ethanolic extracts of Momordica charantia inhibit the growth of Escherichia coli , Sacrina lutea , Staphylococcus aureus , Pseudomonas aeruginos , Bacillus subtilis , Proteus species and Staphylococcus albus . Preliminary work showed activity against Salmonella paratyphi and Shigella dysenterae [ 87 ] .

  • 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 ] .

  • Specifically, it is not mentioned in the piece how preventable ailments receive a lower ranking, regardless of cost.


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