Securinega suffruticosa (Pall.) Rehder.

Nota de alcance (en)

Origin

Eastern Himalayas, up to an altitude of 250 m.

Action:

Alkaloid, securinine in the leaves stimulates central nervous system similar to strychnine and is comparatively less toxic. It is found useful in paresis and paralysis following infectious diseases and physical disorders. (The plant can replace strychnine and nux-vomica in medicinal preparations.)

Toxicity:

Alkaloid, securinine in the leaves stimulates central nervous system similar to strychnine and is comparatively less toxic.

Nota bibliográfica (en)

Khare, C.P./ Indian Medicinal Plants. -- Nueva Dheli: Springer, 2007 . - p 595.

Securinega suffruticosa (Pall.) Rehder.
Término aceptado: 26-May-2021