Aconitum sentence example
- Aconitum Napellus, common monkshood, is a doubtful native of Britain, and is of therapeutic and toxicological importance.
- The roots of Aconitum ferox supply the famous Indian (Nepal) poison called bikh, bish or nabee.
- Pseudaconitine, obtained from Aconitum ferox, gives on hydrolysis acetic acid and veratrylpseudaconine, the latter of which suffers further hydrolysis to veratric acid and pseudaconine.
- Other related alkaloids are lycaconitine and myoctonine which occur in wolfsbane, Aconitum lycoctonum.
- From the root of Aconitum Napellus are prepared a liniment and a tincture.Advertisement
- - Part of the flower of Aconite (Aconitum Napellus), showing two irregular horn-like petals (p) supported on grooved stalks (o).
- Aconitum lycoctonum, wolfsbane, is a yellow-flowered species common on the Alps of Switzerland.