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The plant known as the "Alyson"1 differs only from the preceding one in the leaves and branches, which are more diminitive. It receives its name from the fact, that, taken in vinetar and worn as an amulet, it prevents persons bitten by dogs rom becoming rabid. It is a marvellous fact too, that is added to the effect that the person bitten has only to look at thi shrub, and the flow of corrupt matter from the wound will b staunched immediately.

1 Or "nti-frantic" plant. C. Bauhin identifies it with the Rubia silvestris lais, or wild madder; Fée is at a loss for its identification, but is inclined think that it was a species of cultivated madder.

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