Talk:Datura stramonium (botany)
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Datura is extremely dangerous and can directly cause severe injury or death.
Datura is highly unpredictable and its use is strongly linked to psychosis, severe injury, and death. Please see this section for more details.
|Datura stramonium (botany)|
Ripened fruit of D. stramonium
|Common names||Devil's trumpets, Angel's trumpets, Moonflowers, Jimsonweed, Devil's weed, Hell's bells, Thorn-apple|
|Active constituents||Tropane alkaloids|
Datura stramonium, is a plant in the Datura genus and the Solanaceae family (nightshade).
Algonquin, Navajo, Cherokee, Luiseño and the indigenous peoples of Marie-Galante used this plant in sacred ceremonies for its hallucinogenic properties. It has also been used by Sadhus of India, and the Táltos of the Magyar (Hungary).
- ↑ Biaggioni, Italo et al. (2011). Primer on the Autonomic Nervous System. Academic Press. p. 77. ISBN 978-0-12-386525-0.
- ↑ Pennachio, Marcello et al. (2010). Uses and Abuses of Plant-Derived Smoke: Its Ethnobotany As Hallucinogen, Perfume, Incense, and Medicine. Oxford University Press. pp. 82–83. ISBN 978-0-19-537001-0.
- ↑ Davis, Wade (1997). The Serpent and the Rainbow: a Harvard scientist's astonishing journey into the secret societies of Haitian voodoo, zombis and magic. Simon & Schuster. ISBN 978-0-684-83929-5.