nux vomica

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a medicine made from the seeds of an Asiatic tree

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Liang, "Effect of compatibility of nux vomica and radix paeoniae alba on anti-inflammatory and immune of adjuvant arthritis rats and mechanism analysis," Journal Tradition Chinese Medicine, vol.
A good example is nux vomica. Consumed in large quantities, nux vomica can cause nausea (it's a seed from the Strychnos nux-vomica tree that contains strychnine).
"I sang and played in a lot of smaller bands like The Causey Way, Funkiller and Nux Vomica. [But] I would say that my first professional foray was as a backing vocalist for the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
When an outbreak of measles hit, the missionaries offered to treat the Natives with the current remedy--strychnine (nux vomica)--only administered at such high dosages that a 50 percent death rate resulted.
Ayurveda recommends the use of Stychnos nux vomica Linn.
Homoeopathic Nux Vomica for example cures more than 50 diseases, whereas Allopathic Nux Vomica is a deadly poison.
If you find yourself stressed-out and overworked, then nux vomica could be the answer, while if it's physical pain that's the problem, then rhus tox could give you relief.
"The Veils' new album Nux Vomica, recorded with Nick Cave producer Nick Launay.
A TRY the homoeopathic remedy Nux Vomica. Take two tablets of the 30c potency every hour for the first six doses then reduce to one tablet twice daily until you're over the worst.
42 The seeds of the nux vomica tree are a major source of which lethal poison?
Strychnine is a naturally occurring compound found extensively in the seeds of the fruit of the nux vomica tree and has long been used both as a poison and as a drug.
Some homeopathic remedies are coffee cruda (unroasted coffee) for nervous excitement, ignatia for those unable to sleep deeply, arsenicum album for a person suffering from anxiety and restlessness, and nux vomica to keep nightmares at bay and to promote quiet sleep.