Datura stramonium Seeds
These are viable,
organically grown, untreated seeds that will sprout. 1 gram of viable
seeds per packet.
Datura stramonium, also commonly known as Jimson Weed, and belongs to the
nightshade family, Solonaceae. The term "jimsonweed" is a corruption of
"Jamestown weed", in reference to the fact that in 1676 cooks
this species to salads eaten by English
species of Datura have a similar chemical composition. Their active
principles are mainly hyossyamine and scopolamine, which are tropane
alkaloids. Scopolamine is often the major constituent. A number of minor,
chemically related alkaloids may be present: atropine, norscopolamine,
meteloidine. The differences among species are chiefly in the relative
concentrations of these various alkaloids. Though highly toxic, most
species have been used extensively in medicine from early times to the
These seeds are
extremely poisonous and meant to be cultivated for ornamental or educational purposes
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