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The seed of the pumpkin, Cucurbita pepo, in the form of an infusion as well as in a pulpy mass, has been long a favorite home remedy for intestinal parasites, which use introduced it to the medical profession. Although the medical profession has used pumpkin seed somewhat in this direction, as a rule they now prefer other remedial agents, santonin being employed for round worms and pomegranate bark for tape worms.

The History of the Vegetable Drugs of the U.S.P., 1911, was written by John Uri Lloyd.