chaulmoogra oil

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chaulmoogra oil

[chȯl′mü·grə ‚ȯil]
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Any of several fixed oils extracted from seeds of trees in the family Flacourtiaceae; widely used at one time to treat leprosy and other diseases.
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Cocoa and flavored syrups were used to help disguise the taste of the chaulmoogra oil (Parascandola, 2003; Trautman, 1984; White, 2003).
Intensified studies on chaulmoogra oil gave way to the injections of drugs as proteins, glandular extracts, serums, antitoxins, plant extracts, and vaccinations.