Nux Vomica (Strychni Semen)

Nux Vomica (Strychni Semen)

Usage conditions apply
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer, or as found in contemporary medical literature, are:
For use as a cardiac and nerve stimulant [Remington's Practice of Pharmacy, Seventh Edition, 1926]
Currently not on view
Object Name
Crude Drug
Other Terms
Crude Drug; Materia Medica; Drugs; Vegetable; Seed
date made
before 1964
George Washington University. School of Pharmacy
place made
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Physical Description
nux vomica (drug material)
glass (overall material)
plastic (lid material)
paper (label material)
overall: 15 cm x 7 cm x 7 cm; 5 29/32 in x 2 3/4 in x 2 3/4 in
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of George Washington University, School of Pharmacy; Accession 259201 (1964)
Crude Drugs
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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