Nux vomica toxicity

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Strychnos nux-vomica L.

Scientific noun: Strychnos nux-vomica L.

Family: Loganiaceae

Habitat:Tropical Asia

Alkaloids: brucine and Strychnine (C21 H 22 N 2 O2)

Active parts

The seeds.

Uses

Digestive and asthenia.

Hunting: To make feed to kill some animals than some people consider ” harmful”.

Toxicity

Extreme.

Symptoms

In doses of 0.05 gr. muscle stiffness and heart failure.

Medical treatment

Emetics, gastric lavage and artificial respiration.

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19 March, 2019

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