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Cucurbita pepo, Pumpkin Seed.

Botanical name:
Please read the introduction to Boericke's tinctures.

Intense nausea immediately after eating. Vomiting of pregnancy. Seasickness. One of the most efficient and least harmful of teniafuges.
Relationship.--Compare: Filix; Cuprum oxid nig.
Dose.--Tincture. The seeds are a valuable remedy for tapeworm. Scald the seeds and peel off the outer skins when softened, the green inner pulp being the part used. Dose: two ounces of seed, yielding one of pulp. May be mixed with cream and taken like porridge. Take in morning after twelve hours' fasting, and follow in two hours by castor oil.


Boericke's Materia Medica, 1901, was written by William Boericke. Excerpt: The Tinctures.



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