ascaridol

ascaridol

a terpene, the active principle of oil of chenopodium. Poisoning with the oil is manifested by enteritis and nervous signs including convulsions, paralysis, coma and death.
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Ascaridol (22%), an endoperoxide present within the essential oil of Chenopodium ambrosiodes helped in the formation of oxygen centered radical intermediates which mediated its anti-parasitic effect (Monzote et al.