Botanical Name : STRYCHNOS NUX-VOMICA
Family Name : LOGANIACEAE
Common Name : NUX-VOMICA, POISON NUT, SNAKE-WOOD, STRYCHNINE TREE, QUAKER BUTTONS, MA QIAN ZI
Part Used : Bark, leaves, seeds
Habitat : Found throughout India in deciduous forests
Uses : Strychnos nux vomica is recommended for upset stomach, vomiting, abdominal pain, constipation, intestinal irritation, hangovers, heartburn, insomnia, certain heart diseases, circulatory problems, eye diseases, depression, migraine headaches, nervous conditions, problems related to menopause, and respiratory diseases in the elderly. In folk medicine, it is used as a healing tonic and appetite stimulant. Nux vomica is a common homeopathic medicine prescribed for digestive problems, sensitivity to cold, and irritability. The senses of smell, touch, hearing and vision are rendered more acute, it improves the pulse and raises blood pressure and is of great value as a tonic to the circulatory system in cardiac failure. It is used in pruritis and as a local anodyne in inflammations of the external ear. The powdered seeds are employed in atonic dyspepsia.
Parts Offered : Galangal roots, Galangal rhizomes