jimson weed


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Da·tu·ra stra·mo·'ni·um

a species that is the main source of stramonium.

jimson weed

/jim·son weed/ (jim´son wēd) stramonium.

jimson weed

[jim′sən]
a common name for Datura stramonium, a poisonous plant with large trumpet-shaped flowers. It is a member of solanaceous plants and a natural source of cholinergic blockers. Its chief components are the anticholinergics hyoscyamine and scopolamine.

Jimson weed

daturastramonium.
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Analysis of biologically active compounds in potatoes (Solanum tuberosum), tomatoes (Lycopersicon esculentum), and jimson weed (Datura stramonium) seeds.
I asked him if he was ever going to try Jimson Weed again.
The 15-year-old boy testified that he went with friends to buy one jimson weed pod and [he seeds from two others from Faber for $5.
Jimson weed toxicity: management of anticholinergic plant ingestion.
All parts of jimson weed, but especially the seeds and the fruit, are rich in the anticholinergic compounds scopolamine, atropine, and hyoscyamine.
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Intoxication with anticholinergic agents such as pesticides or Jimson weed was considered; however, toxicology studies were negative.
In many of the scenes, the shamans are surrounded by jimson weed and peyote, consciousness-altering substances that have been found in Pecos River rock shelters dating to at least 4,000 years ago, assert Carolyn E.
3--Color only in SAC edition) Pat Saletore walks past some Jimson weed, which she said was used by Indians.
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A 15-year-old girl was hospitalized and two others received medical treatment after they unknowingly drank from a bottle of ice tea laced with hallucinogenic jimson weed, officials said Thursday.
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