harmala

noun

har·​ma·​la ˈhär-mə-lə How to pronounce harmala (audio)
variants also harmal
: an Old World herb (Peganum harmala) with strong-scented seeds that yield several alkaloids and are used as a vermifuge and stimulant

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“Harmala.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/harmala. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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