wormseed oil

wormseed oil

[′wərm‚sēd ‚ȯil]
(materials)
An essential oil distilled from the seeds and leaf stems of the plant Chenopodium anthelminticum, which is grown in Maryland, and which contains the alkaloid ascoridole; used in worm treatment of animals. Also known as Baltimore oil.
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