• flavonoids
  • 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)
  • Based on their biosynthetic origins, plant secondary metabolites can be divided into three major groups: Flavonoids and allied phenolic and polyphenolic compounds, Terpenoids and Nitrogen-containing alkaloids and sulphur-containing compounds. (wikipedia.org)
  • toxic
  • Alkaloids are bitter-tasting chemicals, very widespread in nature, and often toxic. (wikipedia.org)
  • The foliage and berries are extremely toxic when ingested, containing tropane alkaloids. (wikipedia.org)
  • The berries are sweet and are consumed by animals that disperse the seeds in their droppings, even though they contain toxic alkaloids. (wikipedia.org)
  • Belladonna is one of the most toxic plants found in the Eastern Hemisphere, and its use by mouth increases risk in numerous clinical conditions, such as complications of pregnancy, cardiovascular diseases, gastrointestinal disorders, and psychiatric disorders, among others. (wikipedia.org)
  • St. Ignatius Bean is a tree that bares berries that contain strychnine, a toxic, colorless alkaloid. (wordpress.com)
  • Toxicity
  • she who may not be turned (aside)' - one of the Three Fates and cutter of the thread of life / bringer of death - in reference to the extreme toxicity of A.belladonna and its fellow species - of which three others are currently accepted. (wikipedia.org)
  • dwale
  • 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)
  • derives
  • The name of these alkaloids derives from their first detection in transformed root cultures of Calystegia sepium (Convovulaceae) (3). (ac.ir)
  • 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)
  • citation needed
  • citation needed] Stimulants and cocaine-related alkaloids: Cocaine, from Erythroxylum coca Ecgonine, a precursor and metabolite of cocaine Benzoylecgonine, a metabolite of cocaine Hydroxytropacocaine, from Erythroxylum coca Methylecgonine cinnamate, from Erythroxylum coca Catuabines, found in catuaba, an infusion or dry extract made from Erythroxylum vaccinifolium Scopine There exist some synthetic analogs of tropane alkaloids, see Phenyltropanes They are not considered to be alkaloids per definition. (wikipedia.org)
  • variety
  • 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)
  • The alkaloid is found in a variety of nonprescription sedatives. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • A. belladonna itself (including its variety caucasica) is also present in the Hyrcanian forests and vol. 100 of Flora Iranica includes a useful key with which to distinguish the four species occurring in northern Iran. (wikipedia.org)