• 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)
  • compounds
  • 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)
  • Roots
  • leaves reach maximal alkaloid content when the plant is budding and flowering, roots are most poisonous in the end of the plant's vegetation period. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tropane alkaloids and their derivatives are formed in the roots and transported to the aerial parts of the plant (5, 6). (ac.ir)
  • 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)
  • Cocaine
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • homeopathic
  • All of my Belladonna patients have professed to have physic abilities," writes Phillip Bailey, MD, in his book, Homeopathic Psychology , "and this has been accompanied in each case by an obsession with understanding non physical realms of reality. (wordpress.com)
  • Most research has evaluated belladonna in combination with other agents, such as ergot alkaloids or barbiturates, or in homeopathic (diluted) preparations. (basicfoodsmarket.com)
  • 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)