Strychnos nux-vomica


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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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Rutin was identified from Strychnos nux-vomica extract using High-performance thin layer chromatography (HPTLC) (44).
Dhanabal, "Phytochemical analysis and standardization of Strychnos nux-vomica extract through HPTLC techniques," Asian Pacific J.
Traditional Chinese medicine "Ma-Qian-Zi" is a dry, mature seed of Strychnos nux-vomica Linn.
Brucine is a bitter alkaloid extracted from the Strychnos nux-vomica tree, found in Southeast Asia.
Analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties of brucine and brucine N-oxide extracted from seeds of Strychnos nux-vomica. J.
Consumed in large quantities, nux vomica can cause nausea (it's a seed from the Strychnos nux-vomica tree that contains strychnine).
Strychnos nux-vomica, a source of strychnine, is the latest in the deadly collection.
The bitter alkaloid drug is derived from the seeds of a tree, Strychnos nux-vomica, has been used as a rat poison for more than five centuries.
Other species, such as Strychnos nux-vomica and Strychnos icaja, have toxic activity due to the presence of strychnine and contain toxic alkaloids in their root bark [62].
A good example is nux vomica Consumed in large quantities, vomica can cause nausea (it's a seed from the Strychnos nux-vomica tree that contains strychnine).
Changes in alkaloid composition of the seeds of Strychnos nux-vomica L.
Li et al., "The anti-tumor effects of alkaloids from the seeds of Strychnos nux-vomica on HepG2 cells and its possible mechanism," Journal of Ethnopharmacology, vol.