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Scientific Name: Myrtus communis L.
Collector: E.O.O. Keeffe
Uses: Leaves used in treatment of cerebral infections, especially epilepsy, pulmonary disorders and dyspepsia and other diseases of stomach and liver. The decoction is used as a mouthwash in apthae. Berries are carminative, and are given in diarrhoea and dysentery, rheumatism, and haemorrhage and internal ulceration. Myrtle Oil, obtained from leaves and flowers yield an essential oil, which is applied in rheumatism and infection of respiratory tract and bl