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The leaves and root of the terebinth1 are used as applica- tions for gatherings; and a decoction of them is strengthening to the stomach. The seed of it is taken in wine for head-ache and strangury: it is slightly laxative to the bowels, and acts as an aphrodisiac.

1 See B. xiii. c. 12. The leaves and root of the terebinth or turpentine- tree have some medicinal properties, owing to their resin or essential oil; but no use is made of them in modern medicine.

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