I prescribed phosphorus and strychnia, and galvanized the brain twice a week.
strychnia may be given in 1-grain doses two or three times a day.
Other tonics, such as iron, strychnia and cod-liver oil, are also at times of service.
strychnia in any doses, however minute, is a violent poison to the dog.
strychnia is thus an exciter of muscular contraction and of motion; exalting sensation in a less degree.
Curare is a poison which the natives on the banks of the Amazon prepare from a bind-weed of the strychnia family.
strychnia is the chief alkaloid and active principle of Nux Vomica.
“Like anyone suffering from a powerful dose of strychnia,” muttered the doctor.
In addition to the internal administration of iron I advise by all means the employment of strychnia.
strychnia stands first, but it woefully disappoints one who trusts much in the theoretical arguments for its use.
powerful poisonous alkaloid, 1819, from French strychnine, from Modern Latin Strychnos, the genus name of the plant (nux vomica) from which the poison is obtained, from Greek strychnon, a kind of nightshade, of uncertain origin. The chemical was discovered 1818 by Pelletier and Caventou.
strychnine strych·nine (strĭk'nīn', -nĭn, -nēn')
An extremely poisonous white crystalline alkaloid used as a poison for rodents and formerly used topically as a central nervous system stimulant.