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Description. Trailing Azalea has long spreading root, divided into many parts, and furnished with numerous fibres spreading every way in the ground. The stalks are woody and covered with a dark coloured rind, tough, thin, and four or five inches long, sometimes much more. The leaves are very numerous and very small; slender, and sharp-pointed. The flowers grow at the top of the branches, two, three, or more together, they are of a beautiful red.

Place. It is usually found in woods and black exposures.

Time. It flowers in July.

Government and virtues. It is a plant of Mercury, and has a pleasing aromatic smell, resembling that of lemons; and is cordial and strengthening. It comforts the head and stomach, removes palpitations of the heart, helps the vertigo, or giddiness and swimmings in the head, and is greatly extolled by many, as a specific in nervous and hypochondrical disorders.

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