Mistura Oleorum Composita.—Compound Mixture of Oils.

Related entry: Castor oil - Wormseed oil

SYNONYM: Vermifuge oil.

Preparation.—Take of castor oil and wormseed oil, each, 1 ounce; oil of turpentine, and oil of anise, of each, ½ 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.