strychnine tree

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strychnine tree

Herbal medicine
An evergreen, the berries of which evoke muscle spasms, resulting in death; in low amounts, strychnine may be used to increase muscular activity, but can only be administered with extreme caution.

Homeopathy
Nux vomica, see there.
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Strychnos nux vomica was evaluated for its anti-inflammatory activity in acute and chronic models.
Studies on the inhibitory effect of Strychnos nux vomica alcohol extract on iron induced lipid peroxidation.
Savita Chaurasia, Anti-inflammatory & Antioxidant Activity of Strychnos Nux Vomica Linn, Am.-Eurasian J.