vermifuge


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vermifuge

[′vər·mə‚fyüj]
(pharmacology)
An agent that expels worms or intestinal animal parasites.
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56.###Fumariaceae###Fumaria indica Hausskn.###Lewanay###Herb###GF###R,S,L###Antipyretic, anti-hepatitis, anti-diabetic, antiperiodic, vermifuge and
Immune: anti-infectious (ENT, pulmonary, intestinal, pharyngeal, urinary, genital, cutaneous), antifungal, antibacterial (gram + , gram-), antiviral, antiherpetic, wide spectrum antihelminthic, vermifuge; immune stimulant; antioxidant, anti-inflammatory; febrifuge;
Medicinal uses: Cooling, headache, skin, eye, diuretic, tonic and vermifuge, diuretic, purgative.
Besides, it is traditionally reported to possess anticonvulsant, antidepressant, astringent, cardiotonic (tones, balances, and strengthens the heart), disinfectant, nervine (balances/calms nerves), neurasthenic (reduces nerve pain), tranquilizer, and vermifuge (expels worms) activities.
vermifuge a remedy for gastric diseases amoebic dysentery and fever.
Earthworm sampling, using a mustard vermifuge, occurred over 8 weeks in exotic and native plant plots.
Matsuda, "Optimal risk management of human alveolar echinococcosis with vermifuge," Journal of Theoretical Biology, vol.
Tanacetum vulgare L., known as "Tansy" in Europe and "catinga-de-mulata" in Brazil, is widely used in folk medicine as a vermifuge and anti-inflammatory [16].
The decoction of leaves is used for treatment of inflammation, eye-disease, toothache, leucoderma, enlargement of the spleen, ulcers, cancers, catarrhal fever, rheumatoid arthritis, gonorrhea, sinuses, scrofulous sores, bronchitis and as tonics, vermifuge, lactagogue and emmenagogue.
(66) In the Northern district of India an extract of the whole herb is used as a vermifuge, as well as to treat various fevers, (67) while in cultures with high red meat consumption, it is commonly used to improve a malfunctioning digestive system by increasing appetite, and acting as a digestive stimulant.
Used as a vermifuge. Antiseptic and anti-inflammatory and applied to wounds, sores, boils, gum- boils and pimples on the face.