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Elaterium, a substance obtained from the fruit of the squirting or wild cucumber (Ecballium agreste).The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various
Now may he invoke the virtues of the hellebores, the white and the black, now may he use elaterium.History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume I (of 2)|John William Draper
Colocynth and Elaterium have also been proved to act specifically.The Action of Medicines in the System|Frederick William Headland
The product has a green colour, and constitutes the finest elaterium of commerce.
Its medicinal action is similar to that of elaterium, differing only in its greater activity.