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Aizoüm, which we have spoken of under the name of digi- tellus,1 is the great specific for diseases of the mamillæ. The milk is increased by taking erigeron2 in raisin wine, or else sonchos3 boiled with spelt. The plant known as "mastos,"4 applied topically, removes the hairs from the mamillæ,5 which make their appearance after child-birth: it has the effect also of dispersing scaly crusts6 upon the face, and other cutaneous affections. Gentian also, nymphæa heraclia7 employed in a liniment, and root of cyclaminos,8 remove all blemishes of the skin. Seeds of cacalia,9 mixed with melted wax, plump out the skin of the face and make wrinkles disappear. Root of acoron,10 also, removes all spots upon the skin.

1 In B. xxv. c. 102.

2 See B. xxv. c. 106.

3 See B. xxii. c. 44.

4 Meaning the "breast" plant. It has not been identified.

5 See B. xxxii. c. 10.

6 "Testas."

7 See B. xxv. c. 37.

8 See B. xxv. c. 67.

9 See B. xxv. c. 85.

10 See B. xxv. c. 100.

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