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cicada

Chinese medicine
A winged insect which has long had use as a Chinese “herb”; it is used internally for swollen eyes with blurred vision, sore throat with hoarse voice, virus-related skin rashes, and high fever in childhood infections accompanied by convulsions and delirium.

Toxicity
Cicada should not be used in pregnancy, as it may induce abortion.
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STEVE CICALA The development of hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling technologies (collectively referred to as fracking) has led to a massive expansion of economically recoverable natural gas reserves in the United States.
una cicala, fuggendo una rondine che le dava la caccia, venne a cadere in seno a Cloe, e la rondine che l'inseguiva non riusci a prenderla, ma trascinata dalla foga dell'inseguimento giunse vicino alla fanciulla e le tocco le guance con le ali.
Cicala its et al (1991) in their study of management of upper airway injuries stated that elective intubation should be attempted only with a surgical team present and prepared for emergency tracheostomy.
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