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Datura stramonium, Thorn apple

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Botanical name: Datura stramonium
Synonym: Datura spinosum, Stramonium vulgare, Datura inermis, Datura stramonium var. chalybea
Common name: Thorn apple, Apple of Peru, Devil’s trumpet, Dhatura, Jimson weed
Family: Solanaceae
Native to: Americas
Life cycle: annual
Flower colour: white
Flower time (Central / West-Europe): June to October
Height: 60cm
Characteristics and usage: medicinal & poison plant, Datura stramonium was a ingredient in "witch's flying ointments", a potent deliriant salve that enabled witches to engage in supernatural flights. Used were the seeds and the fresh or dried herb. Active Constituents: tropane alkaloids - hyoscyamine, scopolamine. All parts of Thorn apple are highly toxic!
Weight of 1000 seeds: 9g
Seeds per gram: 110
Cultivation / direction of sowing: soaking seeds 12 hours in water before planting is that your germination time will be reduced, germinates in less than two weeks.
Datura stramonium, Thorn apple

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