In the Philippines it is used internally for dysentery, and in India for the same purpose and as a vermifuge.
As a medicine it is stimulant, diuretic, sudorific, and vermifuge.
On one occasion Halstead bolted, while the vermifuge was being poured out, and escaped to the barn.
Nature knew that worms would intrude, and had provided her own vermifuge.
By wine-glassfuls, fasting, until it excites slight nausea; as a vermifuge, more particularly for tapeworm.
This has tonic and astringent properties, but is mainly prescribed as a vermifuge, which is one of the names given to it.
On administration of a vermifuge he voided one of the rat-tailed maggots of Eristalis.
It is still a favourite with many practitioners, as an alterative purgative, and vermifuge for children.
When this is the case do not waste a moment, administer the vermifuge.
They were supposed to originate from worms, and had been in vain attempted to be removed by vermifuge purges.
vermifuge ver·mi·fuge (vûr'mə-fyōōj')