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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HOW IT WORKS: Homeopathic remedy from the strychnine tree used for headaches and gastric illnesses.