Dichondra Brevifolia.

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Dichondra Brevifolia.—An extract of this plant dissolved in glycerin is used as an application in the treatment of diphtheritic ulcers. It is applied direct to the mucous membrane and is claimed to possess specific action on the diphtheritic bacilli.

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