Cucurbita pepo [Cuc-p.]
Intense nausea immediately after eating. Vomiting of pregnancy. Seasickness.
One of the most efficient and least harmful of teniafuge.
Compare: FILIX; CUPRUM OX ID. NIG.
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.