Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A poisonous plant (Datura Stramonium); stinkweed. See datura, and jamestown weed.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The thorn-apple, Datura Stramonium: so called particularly as a drug-plant.
  • 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.

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Examples

  • “Vanguini” of the Cafres, called by the Portuguese dutro (Datura Stramonium) still used by dishonest confectioners.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • The tropane alkaloids present in Stramonium are considered one of the few true hallucinogenic compounds that cause hallucinations that are indistinguishable from perceived reality.

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  • 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.

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  • Eat some more, and don't wake up - Dine Navaho reference to Stramonium consumption.

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  • It is the tropane alkaloids in Stramonium that goes hand in hand with its reputation.

    Archive 2007-09-01

  • Il est galement envisag une extraction semi industrielle de matire premire partir de plants mdicinales pour une formulation mdicamenteuse dont le Datura Stramonium (solanacae).

    Chapter 7

  • -- One lb. Stramonium Leaves, three lbs. Lard, one-half lb.

    One Thousand Secrets of Wise and Rich Men Revealed

  • "Stramonium, all right," he nodded, with satisfaction at the achievement of his night's labours.

    Gold of the Gods

  • (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.

    An Island Garden

  • Stramonium_ and it is official in the Pharmacopoeia of India.

    The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines

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