• Belladonna is a member of the Solanaceae (nightshade) family, and can be identified by its bell-shaped, purple flowers and cherry-sized green berries that mature to a dark purple or black color. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Deadly nightshade (Atropa belladonna), also referred to as bitter nightshade, is a highly-toxic, perennial herb from the solanaceae family that also includes tomatoes, pepper and eggplants. (ehow.com)
  • obtained from belladonna and related plants of the family Solanaceae and used esp. (enacademic.com)
  • On l'obtient à partir de la L hyociamine qui est un composant de plantes de la famille des Solanaceae telles que la belladone (Atropa ), la jusquiame et le datura. (enacademic.com)
  • Atropa belladonna or Atropa bella-donna , commonly known as Belladonna , Devil's Berries , Death Cherries or Deadly Nightshade , is a perennial herbaceous plant in the family Solanaceae , native to Europe , North Africa , and Western Asia . (curecrowd.com)
  • Hyoscyamine is a plant toxin found in certain plants of the Solanaceae family, including henbane (Hyoscyamus niger), mandrake (Mandragora officinarum), jimsonweed (Datura stramonium), and deadly nightshade (Atropa belladonna). (selfdecode.com)
  • Belladonna, also known as deadly nightshade and devil's cherries, is an herb belonging to the same family as tomatoes, potatoes, tobacco, and Jimsonweed (Solanaceae). (selfhacked.com)
  • Atropine is a tropane alkaloid , that can be extracted from the deadly nightshade ( Atropa belladonna ), mandrake ( Mandragora officinarum ) and certain other plants. (wikipedia.org)
  • Atropine is a naturally occurring tropane alkaloid extracted from deadly nightshade ( Atropa belladonna ), Jimson weed ( Datura stramonium ), mandrake ( Mandragora officinarum ) and other plants of the family Solanaceae . (curecrowd.com)
  • Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of a section through a deadly nightshade (Atropa belladonna) leaf. (sciencephoto.com)
  • Avoid dissection of the deadly nightshade atropa belladonna. (yogachicago.com)
  • If she is well absorbed and are released from the deadly nightshade atropa belladonna. (yogachicago.com)
  • Belladonna is known to contain active agents with anticholinergic properties, such as the tropane alkaloids atropine, hyoscine (scopolamine), and hyoscyamine. (basicfoodsmarket.com)
  • Atropine, an alkaloid of belladonna that blocks certain nerve impulses, is still used by some opthamologists today to dilate the pupils for eye exams. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Belladonna alkaloids, the active ingredients of the plant, include atropine and scopolamine. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The pain-relieving properties of atropine, a belladonna alkaloid, are useful in treating headaches. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The dl isomer atropine is formed during the process of isolation of the belladonna extract. (drugs.com)
  • The atropine effect of the belladonna extract serves to eliminate morphine induced smooth muscle spasm without affecting the sedative analgesic action of powdered opium. (drugs.com)
  • atropine - 1836, from L. atropa deadly nightshade (from which the alkaloid poison is extracted), from Gk. (enacademic.com)
  • Belladonna tinctures , decoctions , and powders, as well as alkaloid salt mixtures, are produced for pharmaceutical use, and these are often standardised at 1037 parts hyoscyamine to 194 parts atropine and 65 parts scopolamine. (curecrowd.com)
  • Scientific evidence to recommend the use of A. belladonna in its natural form for any condition is insuffiicient, [ 17 ] although some of its components, in particular l - atropine which was purified from belladona in the 1830s, have accepted medical uses. (curecrowd.com)
  • Atropine, a naturally occurring belladonna alkaloid, is a racemic mixture of equal parts of d- and l-hyoscyamine, whose activity is due almost entirely to the levo isomer of the drug. (selfdecode.com)
  • Scopolamine, an alkaloid of belladonna, is helpful in treating motion sickness and vertigo. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Alkaloid from Atropa Belladonna. (homeoint.org)
  • at·ro·pine (atґro-pēn) [USP] an alkaloid derived from species of belladonna , hyoscyamus , or stramonium , or produced synthetically. (enacademic.com)
  • n. a poisonous Eurasian plant ( Atropa belladonna ) of the nightshade family, with drooping purple flowers and black cherrylike fruit. (encyclopedia.com)
  • an anticholinergic drug that occurs in deadly nightshade ( see belladonna ). (enacademic.com)
  • It is also the name of a plant, Atropa belladonna also known as deadly nightshade. (blogspot.com)
  • Belladonna (Deadly Nightshade): Remedy or Poison? (selfhacked.com)
  • The species name "belladonna" comes from the original use of deadly nightshade as a way of dilating women's pupils to make them beautiful. (curecrowd.com)
  • Most research has evaluated belladonna in combination with other agents, such as ergot alkaloids or barbiturates, or in homeopathic (diluted) preparations. (basicfoodsmarket.com)
  • Belladonna alkaloids are anticholinergic, which means that it works by blocking the certain nerve impulses involved in the parasympathetic nervous system , which regulates certain involuntary bodily functions or reflexes, including pupil dilation, heart rate, secretion of glands and organs, and the constriction of the bronchioles in the lungs and the alimentary canal (digestive tract). (encyclopedia.com)
  • [ 20 ] Donnatal is a prescription pharmaceutical , approved in the United States by the FDA , that combines natural belladonna alkaloids in a specific, fixed ratio with phenobarbital to provide peripheral anticholinergic / antispasmodic action and mild sedation. (curecrowd.com)
  • Used centuries ago as a poison, hallucinogen, and even as a beauty remedy, belladonna is a plant rich in potentially deadly alkaloids. (selfhacked.com)
  • Belladonna is still available as a component of conventional medicines such as Bellergal (0.2 mg alkaloids) and Donnatal (0.13 mg alkaloids). (selfhacked.com)
  • Belladonna Extract contains Hyoscyamine,which is used to provide symptomatic relief to various gastrointestinal disorders including spasms, peptic ulcers, irritable bowel syndrome, diverticulitis, pancreatitis, colic and cystitis. (made-in-china.com)
  • When used as a homeopathic remedy, belladonna is administered in a highly diluted form to trigger the body's natural healing response without risk of belladonna poisoning or death. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Experimental protocol: Atropa belladonna highly diluted for the treatment of Trypanosoma cruzi infection. (researchinhomeopathy.org)
  • Widespread in the Alpine regions, Atropa Belladonna (its scientific name) is a plant that has many virtues despite a high toxicity. (homeopathyguide.net)
  • Belladonna is an herb that has been used for centuries for a variety of indications, including headache, menstrual symptoms, peptic ulcer disease, inflammation, and motion sickness. (basicfoodsmarket.com)
  • Belladonna has been used in alternative medicine as an aid in treating arthritis pain, colds or hay fever, bronchospasms caused by asthma or whooping cough, hemorrhoids, nerve problems, Parkinson's disease, colic, irritable bowel syndrome, and motion sickness. (clique2click.com)
  • An herbaceous European plant (Atropa belladonna) with reddish bell-shaped flowers and shining black berries. (urdupoint.com)
  • Origin of Belladonna Mid 18th century: from modern Latin, from Italian bella donna 'fair lady', perhaps from the use of its juice to add brilliance to the eyes by dilating the pupils. (urdupoint.com)
  • Belladonna is frequently prescribed homeopathic remedy used to treat illnesses that manifest symptoms similar to those that belladonna poisoning triggers (i.e., high fever, nausea , delirium, muscle spasms, flushed skin, dilated pupils). (encyclopedia.com)
  • Belladonna and related extracts have also been used as poison-tipped arrows! (blogspot.com)
  • The common name belladonna is Italian for 'beautiful lady', because women would use belladonna as an eye drop causing the pupils to occur wider and darker (making use of belladonna's anti-muscarinic effects), which was considered to make them appear more attractive. (wordpress.com)
  • Belladonna also been used as a remedy for stomach and duodenum ulcer, asthma, bronchitis, gout, scrofula, and with the action of detumescence, acesodyne and drawing out pus. (made-in-china.com)
  • Frequently used in homoeopathy, Belladonna is a remedy made from a vegetable stock that is very popular for its medicinal properties. (homeopathyguide.net)
  • Belladonna slows gland and organ secretion, which makes it useful in controlling conditions that cause excessive sweating. (encyclopedia.com)
  • As with all homeopathic remedies, the prescription of belladonna depends on the individual's overall symptom picture, mood, and temperament. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Belladonna is Latin for beautiful woman. (blogspot.com)
  • The second part of the Latin name ( belladonna , pretty woman ) comes from the fact that it can be used to temporarily disable the eye's adaptation to light. (wikipedia.org)
  • Belladonna relaxes the smooth muscles of the internal organs and inhibits or dries up secretions (e.g., perspiration, mucous, breast milk, and saliva). (encyclopedia.com)
  • Atropin er eit lækjemiddel som vert framstelt av belladonnaplanta (Atropa Belladonna) og er ein potensielt giftig medisinsk urt. (wikipedia.org)
  • B. DL -Atropin aus Atropa belladonna ). (pharmakobotanik.eu)
  • Since that apparently looks good the plant has the name belladonna . (blogspot.com)
  • Belladonna leaves are large (up to 10 in [25.4 cm] in length) and grow in pairs on either side of the plant stem. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The sedative and analgesic action of morphine, the effect desired by inclusion in belladonna and opium suppositories of powdered opium, are thought to be due to the depressant effect on the cerebral cortex, hypothalamus and medullary centers. (drugs.com)
  • Belladonna and opium suppositories are used for relief of moderate to severe pain associated with ureteral spasm not responsive to non-narcotic analgesics and to space intervals between injections of opiates. (drugs.com)
  • Do not use belladonna and opium suppositories in patients suffering from glaucoma, severe hepatic or renal disease, bronchial asthma, narcotic idiosyncrasies, respiratory depression, convulsive disorders, acute alcoholism, delirium tremens and premature labor. (drugs.com)
  • Belladonna was also an arrow poison (see Aconite ). (wordpress.com)
  • Bellergal (a combination of phenobarbital, ergot, and belladonna) has been used historically to treat hot flashes. (basicfoodsmarket.com)
  • One of the plant's common names is dwale , which is thought to derive from the Norse word duale , meaning 'dead sleep' in reference to the narcotic state after taking belladonna. (wordpress.com)
  • The therapeutic potential of belladonna was explored in the 19th and early 20th century. (selfhacked.com)
  • In the case of paroxysmal tachycardia, it is advisable to take 5 granules of Belladonna 7 CH at the moment of the attack while respecting the same dosage to prevent any recurrence of the pathology. (homeopathyguide.net)
  • Belladonna has been used historically for the treatment of irritable bowel, and in theory its mechanism of action should be effective for some of the symptoms. (basicfoodsmarket.com)
  • By relaxing the bronchioles, belladonna alleviates the wheezing symptoms of an asthma attack. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Finally, Belladonna is ideal for alleviating symptoms linked to radiodermatitis, which include skin lesions caused by long exposures to X-rays, radium or radioactive agents. (homeopathyguide.net)
  • Nasopharyngitis can be treated at the onset of the disease by taking 5 granules of Belladonna 9 CH every two hours until the symptoms gradually improve. (homeopathyguide.net)
  • From the onset of the first symptoms, throbbing vasomotor headaches can be relieved by taking 5 granules of Belladonna 5 CH every hour, until the throbbing pain gradually disappears. (homeopathyguide.net)
  • On the other hand, to relieve the symptoms linked to sunstrokes, five granules of Belladonna 15 CH should be taken every hour until the level of pain is finally reduced. (homeopathyguide.net)
  • Finally, regarding radiodermatitis, it is possible to limit the discomfort and itching caused by skin lesions by taking 5 granules of Belladonna 9 CH three times a day, until the symptoms completely disappear. (homeopathyguide.net)
  • Hot flushes accompanied by palpitations and profuse sweating can be significantly reduced by taking 5 granules of Belladonna 5 CH at the onset of the first symptoms. (homeopathyguide.net)
  • Although Belladonna is often used to treat fever and acute respiratory infections, know that this remedy's scope of action goes well beyond these indications. (homeopathyguide.net)
  • It is not certain whether belladonna is effective in treating any medical condition, and belladonna can be toxic. (clique2click.com)
  • Belladonna has a long history of medicinal applications in healthcare. (encyclopedia.com)
  • If you choose to use belladonna, use it as directed on the package or as directed by your doctor, pharmacist, or other healthcare provider. (clique2click.com)
  • Belladonna has chemicals that can block functions of the body's nervous system. (made-in-china.com)
  • Belladonna is a 1-2 meter tall perennial herb that produces small red to black berries. (erowid.org)
  • To date, human studies have shown no benefit from belladonna in treating these disorders. (basicfoodsmarket.com)
  • Concerning ophthalmologic diseases, Belladonna is recommended for the treatment of allergic conjunctivitis, styes and photophobia. (homeopathyguide.net)
  • Regarding inflammatory syndromes, Belladonna is indicated in case of headaches, especially for throbbing vasomotor headaches that are accompanied by facial redness. (homeopathyguide.net)
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