\mˈɪətəs], \mˈɪətəs], \m_ˈɪ__ə_t_ə_s]\
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The leaves of Myrtus communis, myrtle, employed as an astringent in vesical and bronchial catarrhs in doses of gr. 15-30 (1.0-2.0) or the equivalent in a decoction.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
Myrte commun, ord myrtaceae. The berries of this plant have been recommended in alvine and uterine fluxes and other disorders of relaxation and debility. They are moderately astringent and somewhat aromatic.
By Robley Dunglison
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