The seed of Strychnos Nuxvomica, a tree which abounds in the Malabar and Coromandel coasts associated with the East Indies. Using this seed the deadly poisons called strychnine and brucine tend to be obtained. The seeds are sometimes called Quaker buttons.
Definition for "nux vomica"
A tree (Strychnos nux-vomica) indigenous to southeast Asia,…