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A third kind of tithymalos is known by the additional name of "paralios,"1 or else as "tithymalis."2 The leaf is round, the stem a palm in height, the branches red, and the seed white. This seed is gathered just as the grape is beginning to form, and is dried and pounded; being taken as a purgative, in doses of one acetabulum.

1 "Sea-shore" tithymalus. See B. xx. c. 80.

2 The Euphorbia paralias of Linnæus, Sea spurge.

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