Jimson Weed, Datura stramonium

Family:

Solanaceae

Found in:

Medicinal Garden

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Medicinal Garden information:

Alternative source of the drug Atropine used for the dilation of pupils, treatment of bradycardia.

Used as an analgesic during surgery. Highly dangerous toxin.

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