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Foxglove (Digitalis purpurea) source of Digitalis. Used from Medieval times as emetic and purgative. After Withering (late 18th century) used as diuretic in dropsy. Not realised improvement due to heart stimulation. 19th century lithograph

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Foxglove (Digitalis purpurea) source of Digitalis. Used from Medieval times as emetic and purgative. After Withering (late 18th century) used as diuretic in dropsy. Not realised improvement due to heart stimulation. 19th century lithograph