Ingredient in Treacle fudge
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- a strong-smelling annual or perennial, growing up to 5 feet tall, with an erect stem that is somewhat woody at the base. Alternate, coarsely toothed leaves are oblong to lance-shaped. Dense spikes of tiny greenish flowers of wormseed (August-November) are borne in the leaf axils.
- The homely, strong-smelling wormseed had its day in the 19th century, when official medicine in North America recognized wormseed as a most effective cure for roundworm and hookworm.In addition, the whole wormseed is thought to have wound-healing properties
- Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (video game) (First appearance)