); 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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Atropa acuminata Royle ex Lindl. | Species | India Biodiversity Portal

A general description, with any kind of information about the taxon. Seeds subreniform, 2 mm long, reticulate, foveolate, brown.

Atropa acuminata – Royle. Document specific search options Title. Please view the copyright link for more information. Plants For A Future have a number of books available in paperback and digital form.

Not for the casual xtropa. An extract of the plant has been used as eyedrops. Information on the genetics of the taxon, including karyotypes, barcoding status, whole genome sequencing status, ploidy.

All parts of the plant are analgesic, antidote, antispasmodic, diuretic, hallucinogenic, mydriatic, narcotic and sedative[4, 7, 9, 21, 46,]. Remember me Forgot password?

The roots and leaves are used in India as anodyne, diuretic, mydriatic, narcotic and sedative[]. Indian belladonna has very similar uses to the related deadly nightshade A. This was indicated on the basis of dose dependent suppression of multi targeted inflammatory mediators.


Can include ecosystem services. Even handling the plant has been known to cause problems if the person has cuts or grazes on the hand[4]. Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally. At “Medicinal uses”, shouldn’t it be ” London Year ISBN Description An excellent guide to over of the more well known medicinal herbs from around the world.

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Corolla mm long, yellow; lobes obtuse. Our study provides scientific evidence to support the traditional anti-inflammatory uses of Atropa acuminata and is probably due to inhibitory effects on multiple inflammatory mediators which indicates a promising potential for acuminaat development of a strong anti-inflammatory agent from this plant. The highest concentrations are also formed when the plant is growing in a sunny position and in hot summers[].

Nomenclature and Classification Nomenclature and Classification. See also the notes above on toxicity. Technology partner Strand Life Sciences. You can unsubscribe at anytime. Acuminnata entire plant, harvested when coming into flower, is used to make a homeopathic remedy[].

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Cuttings of softwood terminal shoots in spring[].

Just one main quibble is the silly way of having two separate entries for each plant. Demography and Conservation Demography and Conservation. Succeeds in any well-drained moisture retentive soil[] in sun or partial shade[]. Seasonal migration and reproduction are usually treated separately. For more information about QR Codes click here. Zcuminata supported on Google Chrome, Firefox 3.

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The root is the most active part of the plant, it is harvested in the autumn and acuminnata be 1 – 3 years old, though the older roots are very large and difficult to dig up[4, 7]. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here.

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