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The red seed of the plant called "pæmonia"1 arrests hæmorrhage; the root also is possessed of similar properties. But it is clymenus2 that should be employed, when there are discharges of blood at the mouth or nostrils, from the bowels, or from the uterus. In such cases, lysimachia3 also is taken in drink, applied topically, or introduced into the nostrils; or else seed of plantago,4 or cinquefoil, is taken in drink, or employed in the form of a liniment. Hemlock seed is introduced into the nostrils, for discharges of blood there, or else it is pounded and applied in water; aizoüm5 also, and root of astragalus.6 Ischæmon7 and achillea8 likewise arrest hæmorrhage.

1 Our peony. See B. xxv. c. 10.

2 See B. xxv. c. 33.

3 See B. xxv. c. 35.

4 See B. xxv. c. 39.

5 See B. xxv. c. 102.

6 See c. 29 of the present Book.

7 See B. xxv. c. 45.

8 See B. xxv. c. 19.

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