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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

(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.]
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1, 2 y 3), se revela un compuesto mayoritario que eluye a los 17.809 min en las tres estructuras analizadas de la planta, el cual al ser comparado con la biblioteca W10N11, confirma que los compuestos de mayor presencia en la raiz (a), tallo (b) y hoja (c) de Datura stramonium son la atropina y la hiosciamina.
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Para esta ultima categoria, el conjunto de microfosiles diagnosticos sugiere el consumo en el sentido amplio de hojas de Nicotiana spp., hoja de Datura stramonium y partes comestibles de cf.
Although a lot of work has been carried out on Solanum nigrum, Datura stramonium and Withania somnifera but still there are certain gaps which need to be carried out in continuation of previous work.
David Marsden Bridlington, East Yorkshire Hi David, Yes, that looks like the thorn apple (Datura stramonium) which is an annual weed.
We were very interested to read the article by Kelly Melvin and David Hourani in the January/February 2014 issue of the West Virginia Medical Journal regarding a case of Datura stramonium ingestion being misdiagnosed as cathinone intoxication.
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The first time haploid plants were discovered in Datura stramonium by A.D Bergner in 1921.