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Related entry: Cunila under diaphoretics

The medical properties of Dittany are analogous to the mints and other labiate plants. It is also said to be nervine and emmenagogue. The warm infusion is usefully employed in colds, slight fevers, rheumatic affections, etc., as a stimulant diaphoretic.

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