This webpage is maintained by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The webpage provides information and resources on Strychnine. "Strychnine is a white, odorless, bitter crystalline powder that can be taken by mouth, inhaled (breathed in), or mixed in a solution and given intravenously (injected directly into a vein). [...] Strychnine is a strong poison; only a small amount is needed to produce severe effects in people. Strychnine poisoning can cause extremely serious adverse health effects, including death."
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: http://www.cdc.gov/