Hedychium. Hedychium spicatum Sm. (Fam. Zingiberaceae.)—The root of this plant, which is used in perfumery in India has been found by J. C. Thresh to contain ethylmethyl paracoumarate. (P. J., Nov. 8, 1884.)
The Dispensatory of the United States of America, 1918, was edited by Joseph P. Remington, Horatio C. Wood and others.