This section is from the "A Handbook of Useful Drugs" book, by State Medical Examining and Licensing Boards.
Properties : Strychnin nitrate occurs as colorless, needle-shaped crystals, odorless, and having an intensely bitter taste. It is soluble in water (1 :42) and slightly soluble in alcohol (1:120).
Dosage: 0.001 gm. or 1/60 grain.