Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The thorn-apple, Datura Stramonium: so called particularly as a drug-plant. It is a stout ill-scented poisonous weed with green stem and purewhite flowers, widely diffused, in America often called
Jamestown weedor jimson-weed. D. Tatula, a similar, but commonly taller, species with purple stem and pale-violet corolla (purple stramonium), has the same properties. It is found in the Atlantic United States.
- n. An officinal drug consisting of the seeds or leaves of stramonium, the seeds being more powerful. Its properties are the same as those of belladonna. See belladonna and Datura.
GNU Webster's 1913
““Vanguini” of the Cafres, called by the Portuguese dutro (Datura Stramonium) still used by dishonest confectioners.”
“The tropane alkaloids present in Stramonium are considered one of the few true hallucinogenic compounds that cause hallucinations that are indistinguishable from perceived reality.”
“But there is a finer line with Stramonium because the quantities needed to achieve this altered state and the amounts required for a possibly lethal overdose are very close together, very.”
“Eat some more, and don't wake up - Dine Navaho reference to Stramonium consumption.”
“It is the tropane alkaloids in Stramonium that goes hand in hand with its reputation.”
“Il est galement envisag une extraction semi industrielle de matire premire partir de plants mdicinales pour une formulation mdicamenteuse dont le Datura Stramonium (solanacae).”
“-- One lb. Stramonium Leaves, three lbs. Lard, one-half lb.”
“Stramonium, all right," he nodded, with satisfaction at the achievement of his night's labours.”
“(Stramonium) is one of the most powerful and persistent among the enemies; a poisonous thing with a loathsome odor, it must be watched for and routed, which fortunately is easily done.”
“Stramonium_ and it is official in the Pharmacopoeia of India.”
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