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n.1.(Zool.) A genus of plant-eating beetles, including the potato beetle. See Potato beetle.
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Remedies: Abelmoschus, Acetic Acid, Aethusa, Ailanthus, Anantherum, Argemon, Asclepias, Tuberosa, Baptisia, Benzoic Acid, Bryonia, Carbo Vegetabilis, Carnegia gigantean, Chamomilla, Doryphora, Euphrasia, Gallic Acid, Gambogia, Helleborus, Hyoscyamus, Ipecac, Lycopus, Mancinella, Nux Moschata, Nux Vomica, Paris, Petroleum, Polystyrene, Podophyllum, Pyrogenium, Rheum, Rhus Tox, Sacchrum Album, Sulphuricum Acidum, Thyroidinum, Veratrum Veride, Viscum.
These early successes lead to a much greater interest in Australian medicinal plants in the nineteenth century leading to the discovery and use (often as tonic to aid digestion) of among others Sebacca orata, Alstonia constricta, Doryphora sassafras and Similax glyciphylla (3).
species in the Atlantic known as Grateloupia doryphora.
red alga Grateloupia doryphora along the coasts of Brittany (France).