Aconitum sentence example
- ACONITE (Aconitum), a genus of plants belonging to the natural order Ranunculaceae, the buttercup family, commonly known as.
- 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.
- Aconitum palmatum yields another of the celebrated bikh poisons.
- The root of Aconitum luridum, of the Himalayas, is said to be as virulent as that of A.Advertisement
- ==Chemistry== The active principle of Aconitum Napellus is the alkaloid aconitine, first examined by P. L.
- 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.
- - Part of the flower of Aconite (Aconitum Napellus), showing two irregular horn-like petals (p) supported on grooved stalks (o).Advertisement
- Aconitum lycoctonum, wolfsbane, is a yellow-flowered species common on the Alps of Switzerland.
- In 1905, Dunstan and his collaborators discovered two new aconite alkaloids, indaconitine in "mohri" (Aconitum chasmanthum, Stapf), and bikhaconitine in "bikh" (Aconitum spicatum); he also proposes to classify these alkaloids according to whether they yield benzoic or veratric acid on hydrolysis (Jour.
- Monkshood (Aconitum) - Tall and handsome herbaceous plants, of the Buttercup order, dangerous from their poisonous roots.