Aphloia theaeformis.

Aphloia theaeformis Benn. (Fam. Bixaceae).—This plant is a native of Madagascar and is claimed to possess marked alterative properties and beneficial effects upon hemoglobin. It is administered as an infusion of the leaves, 30 Gm. of the plant being used to make 1 liter of infusion.

The Dispensatory of the United States of America, 1918, was edited by Joseph P. Remington, Horatio C. Wood and others.