• HIGHLY TOXIC
  • Resins are highly toxic compounds of diverse chemical and plant origin united by the physical characteristics of insolubility in water, absence of nitrogen, and solid or semisolid state on extraction at room temperature. (clinicalgate.com)
  • medicinal
  • The literature on the plant features somewhat conflicting accounts of use, as a species both edible and toxic/medicinal, pointing to the conclusion that it should be regarded as suspect and treated with caution. (wikipedia.org)
  • A small number of Americans have reported instances of health problems that "may" have been caused by a homeopathic medicine, but despite some media claims about homeopathic teething tablets, there has not been to date a single instance in which toxic or dangerous amounts of a medicinal agent were found in these tablets. (mercola.com)
  • The genus is a valuable one, since its species are not only of considerable medicinal value, being rich in tropane alkaloids, but also of ornamental value, three species having been grown for the purpose, although hitherto infrequently outside botanical gardens. (wikipedia.org)
  • species
  • The herbs' alkaloids ( tropane alkaloids in the case of the Solanaceous species) were extracted when heated in the base. (wikipedia.org)
  • With the exception of Potentilla reptans , the plants most frequently recorded as ingredients in Early Modern recipes for flying ointments are extremely toxic and have caused numerous fatalities when eaten, whether by confusion with edible species or in cases of criminal poisoning or suicide. (wikipedia.org)
  • herbal medicine
  • Phytochemical technique mainly applies to the quality control of Chinese medicine, Ayurvedic medicine(Indian traditional medicine) or herbal medicine of various chemical components, such as saponins, alkaloids, volatile oils, flavonoids and anthraquinones. (wikipedia.org)
  • occur
  • 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)
  • plants
  • The voices of prudence, campaigning for the eradication of toxic plants, often argue that innocent people and children, who know nothing of their poisonous properties, may inadvertently fall victim to such plants. (blogspot.com)
  • Effects
  • The belladonna alkaloids are so terrifying and incapacitating - the physical effects often so unpleasant, and the loss of contact with ordinary reality so complete - that they are used only with great caution and rarely for pleasure. (preterhuman.net)