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Poison nut Tree
The scientific name of Poison nut Tree: Strychnos nux-vomica
Name of Poison nut Tree in different languages:-
English: Semen Strychnos, Nux vomica, Quaker buttons.
Sanskrit: Vishadruma, Vishamushty
Malayalam: Kanjiram കാഞ്ഞിരം
It is a deciduous medium-sized tree found in open areas. Its leaves are dark green, hard, oppositely arranges, ovate and 10 cm in long and 7.5 cm wide, flowers are small, pale green colored and funnel shaped, fruits are hard shelled, green and it became orange when ripe, a jelly like fruit contain 5 seeds inside which are dark, flat and disk-shaped.
Useful plant parts:
|Nux vomica- Poison Nut tree Leaves||Nux vomica- Poison Nut tree Seeds|
To treat Blood pressure.
Highly poisonous (Nut, bark), it contains alkaloids like strychnine and brucine
Poison nut Tree is the one of the ingredients in the Ayurveda medicines like-