Cucurbita pepo

Natural History.
     Pumpkin Seed

General.
     Intense nausea immediately after eating. Vomiting of pregnancy. Seasickness. One of the most efficient and least harmful of teniafuge.

Relationship.
     Compare: FILIX; CUPRUM OX ID. NIG.

Dose.
     Tincture. The seeds are a valuable remedy for tape-worm. 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.