Contractions. - Daph. Dph.
Daphne Indica. Nat. ord., Thymeleaceae.
Synonyms. - Daphne odora, D. Lagetto.
Fig. - Hooker, Bot. Beechy, pl. 15.
Sweet-scented Spurge-Laurel. For. names: German, Lorbeerblaiteriger Spitzenbast; French, Laureole de Chine.
Habitat. - The West Indies and China.
Part employed. - The bark of the branches.
Characters. - A moderately-sized branching shrub. Leaves alternate, ovato-cordate, glabrous. Flowers white, richly scented, in terminal bunches of 10 to 15, almost sessile flowers on a common peduncle, furnished with several bracts at its base.
Preparation. - Tincture, using rectified spirit.
Reference to Horn. Proving. - N. Amer. J. of Horn.
Proper forms for dispensing. - φ and upwards, Tincture, Pilules, or Globules.