nux vomica


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nux vom·i·ca

 (nŭks vŏm′ĭ-kə)
n.
1. A tree (Strychnos nux-vomica) native to South and Southeast Asia, having poisonous seeds that are a source of the alkaloids strychnine and brucine.
2. The seeds of this tree or a preparation or extract made from them.

[Medieval Latin : Latin nux, nut + Medieval Latin vomica, feminine of vomicus, emetic (from Latin vomere, to vomit; see wemə- in Indo-European roots).]

nux vomica

(ˈnʌks ˈvɒmɪkə)
n
1. (Plants) an Indian spiny loganiaceous tree, Strychnos nux-vomica, with orange-red berries containing poisonous seeds
2. (Plants) any of the seeds of this tree, which contain strychnine and other poisonous alkaloids
3. (Pharmacology) a medicine manufactured from the seeds of this tree, formerly used as a heart stimulant
[C16: from Medieval Latin: vomiting nut]

nux vom•i•ca

(ˈnʌks ˈvɒm ɪ kə)
n.
1. the poisonous seed of the orangelike fruit of an East Indian tree, Strychnos nux-vomica, of the logania family, containing strychnine.
2. the tree itself.
[1570–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nux vomica - a medicine made from the seeds of an Asiatic treenux vomica - a medicine made from the seeds of an Asiatic tree; contains strychnine and brucine; formerly used as a stimulant
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
strychnine - an alkaloid plant toxin extracted chiefly from nux vomica; formerly used as a stimulant
brucine - a bitter alkaloid poison resembling strychnine and extracted from nux vomica
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Consumed in large quantities, nux vomica can cause nausea (it's a seed from the Strychnos nux-vomica tree that contains strychnine).
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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.