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---Medicinal Action and Uses---.
It openeth and cleanseth the liver, helpeth the jaundice, and is very
beneficial to the bowels, healing all inward wounds, bruises, hurts and
other distempers. The decoction of the herb made with wine, and drank, is
good against the biting and stinging of serpents, and helps them that make
foul, troubled or bloody water, and makes them part with clear urine
speedily. It also helpeth the colic, cleanseth the breast, and rids away the
cough. A draught of the decoction taken warm
before the fit, first removes, and in time rids away the tertian or quartan
agues. The leaves and seeds taken in wine stays
the bloody flux. Outwardly applied, being stamped with old swine's grease,
it helpeth old sores, cancers and inveterate ulcers. The juice dropped in
helpeth foul and imposthumed scars.