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Greek nuts,1 taken in vinegar with wormwood seed, are said to be a cure for jaundice. Used alone, they are employed topically for the treatment of diseases of the fundament, and condylomata in particular, as also cough and spitting of blood.

1 See B. xv. c. 24, where Pliny expresses himself at a loss as to their identification.

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