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The plant known as "cepæa"1 is even more efficacious. It resembles purslain in appearance, but has a darker root, that is never used: it grows upon the sands of the sea-shore, and has a bitter taste. Taken in wine with root of asparagus, it is remarkably useful for diseases of the bladder.

1 The Sedum cepma of Linnæus, the Sea purslain. Holland calls it "Beccabunga," or "Brooklime."

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