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  • Galen is said to have invented hiera-picra, which he employed as an anthelmintic; it is still used in England as a domestic remedy.
  • Malefern, santonine, thymol and other anthelmintic remedies are prescribed.
  • The infusion is useful as a bitter tonic - a group of substances of which calumba is the type - and is also a very efficient anthelmintic for the threadworm (Oxyuris vermicularis).
  • Its chief use is as an anthelmintic to destroy the Ankylostoma duodenale.
  • The plant is poisonous, acting as a powerful local and general stimulant, diaphoretic, emmenagogue and anthelmintic; it was formerly employed both internally and externally.

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