chenopodium oil

[ kee-nuh-poh-dee-uhm, ken-uh- ]

noun
  1. a colorless or yellowish oil obtained from the seeds and leaves of Mexican tea, used chiefly in medicine as an agent for killing or expelling intestinal worms.

Origin of chenopodium oil

1
From the New Latin word Chenopodium, dating back to 1910–15. See chenopod, -ium

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