• It is from this instance that datura was given the nickname, Jimson Weed. (seedscollector.com)
  • Datura stramonium (DS), also referred to as Jimson weed, bears several other names based on different cultures because of its wide distribution and usage as a tropical shrub. (scirp.org)
  • Datura stramonium, from the Greek strychnomanikon (causing madness), is another of the atropine-containing herbals. (asahq.org)
  • Thorn-apple, or datura, is unusual in that it is native to tropical America, but has colonized northwards as far as New England. (newenglandwild.org)
  • Early American Shaker ad for Extract of Thorn Apple that includes Datura stramonium . (fed.us)
  • dumbcane (Dieffenbachia), hemlock (Conium maculatum, which is a poisonous plant and not related to the coniferous hemlock tree), English ivy (Hedera helix), mistletoe (Viscum album), oleander (Nerium oleander), thorn apple or jimsonweed (Datura stramonium), yew (Taxus spp. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • In recent years, datura and the related brugmansia varieties have grown in popularity for their large and prolific blooms. (seedscollector.com)
  • Central and South American medicine men often use flowers and leaves of plants that were formerly known as Brugmansia (tree datura, angel's trumpets), if they will start their trance journeys. (psychotropicon.info)
  • Datura intoxication typically produces delirium (as contrasted to hallucination), hyperthermia, tachycardia, bizarre behavior, and severe mydriasis with resultant painful photophobia that can last several days. (wikipedia.org)
  • Datura stramonium ( DS ) is a tropical ubiquitous plant commonly used to increase the intoxication of certain beverages for recreational purposes. (scirp.org)
  • Datura stramonium (DS) is a known hallucinogen and depressant of the central nervous system, but it is commonly used in alcoholic beverages to increase intoxication. (scirp.org)
  • Spontaneous intoxication in 34 horses after ingesting freshly harvested maize that was to be used for ensiling and heavily contaminated with young Datura stramonium plants, is described. (jsava.co.za)
  • All the species of Datura are poisonous in nature. (pioneerherbal.com)
  • Even being a poisonous plant, datura has been using since the ancient times by ayurveda physicians, spiritual purposes, holy men and its use in modern medicine drugs. (pioneerherbal.com)
  • the name of species, stramonium, comes perhaps from the Greek "στρυχνοσ" (strychnos) which is the name of a poisonous plant, probably Solanum (but means also bitter) + "μανια" (mania) = crazyness. (photomazza.com)
  • Datura is less poisonous than belladonna, but still much caution is advised for the dosage. (psychotropicon.info)
  • Complete chloroplast genome sequence of poisonous and medicinal plant datura stramonium: Organizations and implications for genetic engineering[J]. PLoS ONE,2014,9(11). (um.edu.mo)
  • Yang Y.,Dang Y.,Li Q.,Lu J.,Li X.,&Wang Y..(2014).Complete chloroplast genome sequence of poisonous and medicinal plant datura stramonium: Organizations and implications for genetic engineering. (um.edu.mo)
  • To learn more about these alkaloids and the toxicity of Datura check out " Medical Botany: PLants Affecting Man's Health " by Lewis & Lewis. (missouriplants.com)
  • The dose-response curve for the combination of alkaloids is very [ citation needed ] steep, so people who consume datura can easily take a potentially fatal overdose , hence its use as a poison. (bionity.com)
  • Scientific classification of Datura stramonium and Phytolacca dodecandra. (alliedacademies.org)
  • The toxic effects of datura have been observed and studied since accidental poisoning with the plant is relatively frequent in places like India, and there have also been cases of poisoning and death in the United States and Europe. (psycheplants.org)
  • Datura stramonium f. godronii (Danert) Geerinck & É.Walravens, Nat. (wikimedia.org)
  • Additionally, within a given datura plant, toxin concentration varies by part and even from leaf to leaf. (wikipedia.org)
  • Here we aimed to determine if among-population variation in traits that confer resistance to herbivores in the annual plant Datura stramonium is consistent with a scenario of varying selection or genetic drift and restricted gene flow. (peerj.com)
  • The origin of the species name - stramonium - is not settled, some writers attributing it to a Greek word for a plant known as madapple. (friendsofeloisebutler.org)
  • Datura is an herbaceous perennial plant, which is grown in temperate and tropical region of the globe. (pioneerherbal.com)
  • Not really a species we'd feel comfortable growing around young children, but that aside, stramonium is a surprisingly easy and rewarding plant to grow as a novel ornamental. (arkhamsbotanical.com)
  • The Datura stramonium is a usually glabrous plant, only the young parts present a down which is lost with the growth. (photomazza.com)
  • The Chumash Indians of southern California used Datura as a sacred and medicinal plant. (fed.us)
  • The old grandmother "Momoy" turned herself into the plant Datura after the great flood, which marked the transition between mythical times and the modern world. (fed.us)
  • 1 ) using the flowering plant Datura stramonium and the work by Bridges ( 2 ) using the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster . (pnas.org)
  • Datura has been used in traditional medicine to relieve asthma symptoms and as an analgesic during surgery or bonesetting. (wikipedia.org)
  • The seeds of datura are analgesic, anthelmintic and anti-inflammatory and as such, they are used in the treatment of stomach and intestinal pain that results from worm infestation, toothache, and fever from inflammations. (pioneerherbal.com)