Meaning of Seidlitz powder in English:

Seidlitz powder

Pronunciation /ˈsɛdlɪts/

noun

  • A laxative preparation containing tartaric acid, sodium potassium tartrate, and sodium bicarbonate which effervesces when mixed with water.

Origin

Late 18th century named with reference to the mineral water of Seidlitz, a village in Bohemia.