Vernonia. Vernonia anthelmintica.

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Vernonia. Vernonia anthelmintica Willd. (Fam. Compositae.)—This is an East Indian plant, whose black, bitter, and nauseous seeds have a high reputation in Ceylon as an anthelmintic in doses of sixty grains (3.9 Gm.). (P. J., April, 1883; also Ph. Rev., 1896, 274.)

The Dispensatory of the United States of America, 1918, was edited by Joseph P. Remington, Horatio C. Wood and others.