Worm Seed. Stink Wood. A native of the United States.

Med. Prop. and Action. Anthelmintic.

Dose of the powder of the seeds, gr. xx. - gr. xl in the form of electuary; of the Oil, gutt. x. - gutt. xx.

803. Therapeutic Uses

Against Worms, it is a popular remedy amongst the Americans. It is said to be very efficacious. Dr. Dewees states that he has long been in the habit of employing the oil with the best effects, provided there was no fever: this, he considers, contra-indicates its use. After two or three doses of the oil have been given, it is useful to interpose a dose of a purgative, such as Castor Oil.