Aconitum


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  • noun

Synonyms for Aconitum

genus of poisonous plants of temperate regions of northern hemisphere with a vaulted and enlarged petal

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The final product, Canova[R], contains 19 dH Thuya occidentalis (Cupresaceae) made from the bark; 18 dH Bryonia alba (Curcubitaceae) made from fresh roots; 11 dH Aconitum napellus (Ranunculaceae) made from fresh preparations of the whole plant, including the roots, at the beginning of flowering; 19 dH Arsenicum album (arsenic trioxide); and 18 dH Lachesis muta (Viperidae) venom (Pereira et al.
Like all the aconitums, it's poisonous, but tucked away at the back of the border, surrounded by other plants, it's unlikely that anybody's going to eat it.
There was a case a few months ago where a woman poisoned her former lover and his fiancee in an act of jealous revenge by putting aconitum in a curry.
Tenders are invited for Supply of medicine Abrotanum, Aconitum napellus, Actaea racemosa, Aesculus Hippocastanum, Agaricus muscarius, Allium cepa, Aloe socotrina, Alumina, Ammonium carbonicum, Ammonium muriaticum, Anacardium orientale, Antimonium crudum, Apis mellifica, Apocynum cannabinum, Argentum metallicum, Argentum nitricum, Arnica montana, Arsenicum album, Arsenicum iodatum,
Draw up 3 cc of procaine (1 % solution buffered to a pH of 7 with potassium hydroxide and no epinephrine) with 1 ampoule of Spascupreel containing Aconitum napellus 6x, Agaricus muscarius 4x, Ammonium bromatum 4x, Atropinum sulphuricum 6x, Chamomilla 3x, Colocynthis 4x, Cuprum sulphuricum 6x, Celsemium sempervirens 6x, Magnesia phosphorica 6x, Passiflora incarnata 2x, and Veratrum album.
6 Beautiful Aconitum carmichaelii contributes a rich blue to the sea of gold and russet that inundates our gardens at this time of year.
Effects of local density on pollination and reproduction in Delphinium nuttallianum and Aconitum columbianum (Ranuculaceae).
References to plant remedies for hot flushes appear in Kings Dispensatory of 1898: Aconitum napellus (aconite) is recommended for 'disorders of the menopause, with alternate chills and flushes of heat, with rush of blood to the head, cardiac palpitation, dyspnea, gastric fullness, sense of distension in the bladder, with frequent attempts to pass urine (Locke)' (Felter 1983).
I also love the deep blue spikes of aconitum, or monk's hood and the tall spiny flowers of acanthus.
I'd recommend a high single dose of the homoeopathic remedy Aconitum 1M.
They lie there all summer, these laggards of the herbaceous border, the Red Hot Pokers (Kniphofia), Japanese anemones, Asters, Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia ``Goldsturn''), the Sedums, the monkswood Aconitum carmichaeli, and the ``Kafir Lilies'', growing fat with foliage and no hint of a flower until suddenly, when you think it's all over for another year, they produce a virtuoso performance.
Also at the back of the border, deep indigo monkshoods Aconitum carmichaeli, take over from the delphiniums.
Nathan Greenway had not worn gloves and may have "brushed" a toxic aconitum plant, known as Devil's Helmet, an inquest heard.