Cucurbita Pepo SemenPumpkin Seed, Curcurbita Pepo, Cucurbita Pepo
Below are the strongest indications of Cucurbita Pepo Semen in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Intense nausea immediately after eating. Vomiting of pregnancy. Seasickness. One of the most efficient and least harmful of teniafuge.
Compare: Filix; Cuprum Ox id. nig.
Tincture. The seeds are a valuable remedy for tape-worm. Scald the seeds and peel off the outer skins when softened, the green inner pulp being the part used. Dose: two ounces of seed, yielding one of pulp. May be mixed with cream and taken like porridge.
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while the very dilute homeopathic remedy may help, the raw product is often best avoided.
Entries on a white background are from Boericke's Materia Medica. Entries on a green background are from a reversed Kent's repertory, with some alterations to modernise the language. Uses are based on traditional homeopathic practice and have not been reviewed by the FDA.