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stra·mo·ni·um

(stra-mō'nē-ŭm),
The dried leaves and flowering or fruiting tops with branches of Datura stramonium or D. tatula (family Solanaceae), a herb abounding in temperate and subtropic countries; it contains an alkaloid, daturine, identical with hyoscyamine. It is an antispasmodic and has been used in the treatment of asthma and parkinsonism; when abused or taken inadvertently, it may cause an atropine-like toxic psychosis.
[Mod. L.]

stramonium

/stra·mo·ni·um/ (strah-mo´ne-um) the flowering plant Datura stramonium or a preparation of its dried leaf and flowering or fruiting tops; it is a source of hyoscyamine and scopolamine and has anticholinergic and parasympatholytic effects. It is used in folk medicine, Chinese medicine, and homeopathy.

stramonium

(strə-mō′nē-əm)
n.
1. The jimsonweed.
2. The dried poisonous leaves of this plant, formerly used for medicinal purposes.

stra·mo·ni·um

(stră-mō'nē-ŭm)
Dried leaves and flowering or fruiting tops with branches of Datura stramonium or D. tatula; an antispasmodic; has been used in the treatment of asthma and parkinsonism.
[Mod. L.]

stramonium (str·mōˑ·nē·m),

stramonium

daturastramonium.
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stramonium on the advice of a relative because he was experiencing burning sensations upon urination and frequent urination for a couple of days.
Si bien es cierto que las pipas de La Granja tienen en comun la presencia de tabaco, refrendado tanto por la evidencia microfosil como quimica, la identificacion de cistolitos foliares de Datura stramonium en una de ellas constituye un hallazgo de interes.
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stramonium ingestion; both treatment modalities are highly controversial within the medical toxicology community.
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5] Lectins: AAL, Aleuria aurantia lectin; ABA, Agaricus bisporus agglutinin; ACA, Amaranthus caudatus agglutinin; AOL, Aspergillus oryzae lectin; BPL, Bauhinia purpurea alba lectin; ConA, Canavalia ensiformis agglutinin; DBA, Dolichos biflorus agglutinin; DSA, Datura stramonium agglutinin; ECA, Erythrina cristagalli agglutinin; EEL, Euonymus europaeus lectin; GNA, Galanthus nivalis agglutinin; GSL-I, Griffonia simplicifolia lecti n I; GSL-I[A.
Datura stramonium is a flowering plant with hallucinogenic properties belonging to the Solanaceae family (Angiospermae Dicotiledoni).
According to experts, a fruit held by a satyr in the bottom right of the painting belongs to Datura stramonium, a plant with a history of sending people mad and making them want to bare all.
The first reference refers to a paper by Professor Byard himself (Byard 2002) which describes two cases of poisoning with Datura species, presumably Datura stramonium, also known as thorn apple from the deadly nightshade family.