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Related entry: Cunila under stimulants

The Cunila Mariana, or Dittany, is a mild diaphoretic and excitant. It is but little used, perhaps never in regular practice; but in domestic practice it is employed in colds and slight affections, with a view to the induction of diaphoresis, for which purpose it corresponds with the balm, sage, hyssop, etc.

The American Eclectic Materia Medica and Therapeutics, 1898, was written by John M. Scudder, M.D.