Nux Vomica

Nux Vomica, also called strychnine tree, is used to treat various conditions, such as digestive problems like constipation, bloating and heartburn, male infertility and impotence, allergies, back pain, menstrual problems, and insomnia. It has anti-inflammatory properties and helps in treating rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, and hemorrhoids. The flowers and seeds of Nux Vomica contain antibacterial and antioxidant properties. It should not be taken by patients having liver disorders.

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Will the symptoms of Strychnine continue even ater stopping it?

Query: Hello doctor, I have reason to think that I have been ingesting small amounts of Strychnine over a long period of time. Not enough to kill me. But enough to cause noticeable symptoms. The symptoms resemble tetanus. Extreme jaw muscle tension to the point that I have trouble chewing sometimes, paral...  Read Full »

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Answer: Hello, Welcome to What is your age? Since how long have you been ingesting Strychnine? In what form and amount? Though there are one such diagnostic tests available to detect Strychnine poisoning other than typical signs and symptoms like generalized effect of muscles, convulsions, e...  Read Full »

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