An example of a nostrum is a fake diet pill.
An example of a nostrum is an herbal medicine from an herbalist.
James is put to work at country fairs, promoting a quack nostrum for pain relief.
Human rights, in theory at least, have become an accepted nostrum throughout the world.
I am indebted to my brother (in the other National Trust) for this glaringly simple nostrum.
Cleopatra hotel - Los Cristianos The Cleopatra Hotel is a superior deluxe 5* Hotel, it forms part of the Mare Nostrum Resort.
In such a society, what use to the common people is the fashionable nostrum of writing off foreign debt?