Emmenagogues, - restore or regulate the menstrual flow. Most of them are tonic and sedative to the uterus and ovaries.
Ecbolics or Oxytocics, - cause contraction of the gravid uterus or of the uterus following childbirth.
Ergot. Quinine. Savine. Also rue, hydrastis, and cotton-root bark.
Uterine Depressants, - restrain contraction of the uterus.
Antigalactagogues, - decrease the secretion of milk.