SYNONYM: Vermifuge oil.
Preparation.—Take of castor oil and wormseed oil, each, 1 ounce; oil of turpentine, and oil of anise, of each, 1/2 ounce. Mix.
Action, Medical Uses, and Dosage.—This forms an efficient remedy for worms, and may be given in teaspoonful doses to an adult, and repeated every 2 hours. After its employment for 2 or 3 days, a purgative must be administered (T. V. Morrow).
King's American Dispensatory, 1898, was written by Harvey Wickes Felter, M.D., and John Uri Lloyd, Phr. M., Ph. D.