What is the origin of strychnos nux vomica?

Answer Nux vomica is the Latin name of a plant used as a homeopathic remedy. The plant is in the plant genus Strychnos and in the plant family called Loganiaceae. Nux vomica is also known as Poison nut an... Read More »

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What is the origin of the FDA?

The Food and Drug Administration is a federal consumer protection agency within the US Department of Health and Human Service. Before 1930, the FDA was known as the US Department of Agriculture Bur... Read More »

What is the origin of tic-tac-toe?

The origin of the game Tic Tac Toe, also known as "Noughts and Crosses," is not known, but the game has been around for centuries; it may have been played in Egypt around 1300 B.C. The Roman game ... Read More »

What is the origin of G.I.?

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What is the origin of paraffin wax?

Paraffin wax is a byproduct of the petroleum industry. It was first "discovered" or engineered in 1830. Paraffin wax is used in a wide range of industries, including food and medicine manufacturing... Read More »