Purgative vs Jalapin - What's the difference?

purgative | jalapin |


As nouns the difference between purgative and jalapin

is that purgative is something, such as a substance or medicine, that purges; laxative while jalapin is the active principle of scammony, the glucoside with chemical formula c34h114o6, a powerful purgative.

As an adjective purgative

is (capable of) purging.

purgative

English

Adjective

(head)
  • (capable of) purging
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • something, such as a substance or medicine, that purges; laxative
  • jalapin

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • The active principle of scammony, the glucoside with chemical formula C34H114O6, a powerful purgative.
  • Synonyms

    * scammonin