Lexicon:Datura stramonium (Maturin's Medicine)

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Term: datura stramonium
References: The Yellow Admiral, page 24
Meaning: Datura is a herb of the nightshade family, poisonous, with an unpleasant odor. Stramonium is the dried leaves and flowering top of the jimson weed, formerly used as an antispasmodic and a sedative (it can also be an hallucinogenic).


See also, Lexicon:Datura stramonium (Guide for the Perplexed).

Additional information

Maturin's Medicine — This article is based on information from Maturin's Medicine, compiled and edited by Kerry Webb, with the help of a number of contributors.

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