Description of Strychni seed extract
Semen Strychni, the mature seed from Strychnos nux-vomica L., has been used as a traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) for hundreds of years, and is listed in Chinese pharmacopeia for the treatment of facial nerve paralysis, rheumatoid arthritis, and bone fractures.
Strychnos alkaloids (SAs) are the main toxic constituents in Semen Strychni, a traditional Chinese medicine, which is known for its fatal neurotoxicity.
Function of Strychni seed extract
1. Employed in atonic dyspepsia.
2. Treat gastro-intestinal tract.
4. Itstimulates peristalsis, in chronic constipation due to atony of the bowel
5. Strychnine,the chief alkaloid constituent of the seeds, also acts as a bitter, increasingthe flow of gastric juice.
6. Itimproves the pulse and raises blood pressure and is of great value as a tonicto the circulatory system in cardiac failure.
Application of Strychni seed extract
1. Pharmaceutical raw materials
2. Health care products
3. Food & Beverage additives