); USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Atropa acuminata in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department. ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE: Atropa acuminata Royle Ex Lindl. has been widely used in folk medicine for several inflammatory. Herb up to m tall, branched. Stem and branches fistular, young shoots puberulous. Leaves x cm, elliptic-lanceolate to ovate-lanceolate.

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Habitats Found at elevations between and metres[]. Now containing plants. All parts of the plant are analgesic, antidote, antispasmodic, diuretic, hallucinogenic, mydriatic, narcotic and sedative[4, 7, 9, 21, 46,]. In addition the effects on leukocyte migration and exudation and vascular permeability were also observed.

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The following uses for deadly nightshade are also probably applicable for this species[K]: We have very little information on this species and do not know if it will be atropx in Britain, though judging by its native range it should succeed outdoors in many parts of this country.

The entire plant, harvested when coming into flower, is used to make a homeopathic remedy[].

Even handling the plant has been known to cause problems if the person has cuts or grazes on the hand[4]. Berry globose, 10 mm broad black when ripe. Wed Jan 7 Medicinal and Aromatic Plants of Himachal Pradesh. Atropa acuminata – Royle. Temperate Plants Database, Ken Fern. It could also cover phenomena such as “plant flowering” or “chewing rates”. The species is hermaphrodite has both male and female organs and is pollinated by Insects.


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An extract of the plant has been used as eyedrops. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. Comprising its size, shape, texture and orientation.

The plant is particularly dangerous for children since the fruit looks attractive and has a sweet taste[4]. May be referred to as or include habit, defined as the characteristic mode of growth or occurrence associated to its environment, particularly for plants.

Last update on User specific search options User. AAEE was found to be safe for long term administration, as confirmed by the results of acute toxicity studies and MTT assay.