aconite


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any of various usually poisonous plants of the genus Aconitum having tuberous roots and palmately lobed leaves and blue or white flowers

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While aconite has been used in Chinese herbal medicine for thousands of years, its flowers are highly toxic, the Chronicle said.
Proxama's new Digital Payments Division will be led by the team from Aconite as the combination of the two companies brings a true end-to-end model to the payments market for the first time.
This is the best venue, too, for This is the best venue, too, for | Galanthus 'Atkinsii', left | Galanthus 'Atkinsii', left | Wild winter aconites, below | Wild winter aconites, below GGARDEN writers are spoiled for choice in midsummer over what to talk about.
Aconite, also known as monkshood, is on a UK list of restricted herbal ingredients.
Aconite, popular in Hong Kong, has caused respiratory system paralysis and death due to herbal poisoning.
Other legal, non-prescription remedies that can sicken or kill are aconite, chaparral, colloidal silver, coltsfoot, comfrey, germanium, greater celandine, kava and lobelia.
Within hours, Mr Cheema was dead and Miss Choongh was fighting for her life after being poisoned with aconite, a substance not used in this country for over one hundred years.
In a news story on the ongoing trial of a woman in London who is charged of poisoning her former lover and his fiancE[umlaut]e by mixing poison with chicken curry, I read the following few lines: "Lakhvir Singh, 40, is charged with mixing an ancient poison known as the king of poisons, or aconite, into the curry to kill Mr Cheema, her lover for 16 years, and Miss Choough.
Set some winter aconite (Eranthis hyemalis), snowdrops (Galanthus elwesii) and species crocus like the crocus chrysanthus or crocus tommasinianus close to the house foundation, where escaping heat keeps the soil warm and starts these March bloomers into early growth.
While Shigeru Yagi, 58, consistently pleaded not guilty, Tokuji Izumi, the presiding justice at the top court's First Petty Bench, determined that the defendant conspired with three women, killed a 45-year-old man in Honjo, Saitama Prefecture, in June 1995 by making him eat a sweet bean paste bun poisoned with aconite and collected 302 million yen in life insurance.
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According to the indictment, Mayumi Take, 34, along with Shigeru Yagi, 51, and two others, murdered Shuichi Sato, 45, by poisoning him with aconite they had put in a sweet-bean bun.
IT might seem odd that the discreet little winter aconite and the showy peonies once belonged to the same plant family.
For areas which were deemed unfit for using the equipment such as creek crossings, some marshes, and high restoration areas, Aconite used several directional borers.