Latin name:Strychnous nux vomica Linn. (Loganiaceae)
Sanskrit/Indian name: Shudha kupilu, Vishamushti, Kuchla, Kuchila
The reputation of Nux Vomica as a medicinal plant stems from the presence of alkaloids, which stimulate the central nervous system. The herb is recommended for the treatment of depression, menopausal symptoms and erectile dysfunction.
Therapeutic constituents:The major chemical constituent in Nux Vomica is the alkaloid strychnine, which is responsible for stimulating the motor cells in the central nervous system. .
Key therapeutic benefits:
- Nux Vomica is prescribed for nervous disorders.
- As an aphrodisiac, it is known to improve male libido and treat erectile dysfunction.
Used in Tentex forte