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Modeola, or Indian Cucumber, is said to be a refrigerant diuretic, and well adapted to the relief of nephritis, cystitis, and other inflammatory states of the urinary apparatus. Prof. Barton thought it useful in dropsies. It is an article that has attracted but little attention, and we are not aware that it possesses any particular merit as a diuretic.

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