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FISH BERRY

The seeds of Anamirta paniculata which contain the amaroid, picrotoxin; a CNS and respiratory stimulant, used in veterinary medication as an antidote to barbiturates. Name derived from the use of bruised berries thrown into streams to poison or incapacitate fish.
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