How to use Belladonna in a sentence
Belladonna, the Belladonna Lily, 3 ft., has large funnel-shaped flowers in September, of a delicate rose colour.
The external uses of the drug are mainly analgesic. The liniment or plaster of belladonna will relieve many forms of local pain.
In treating an actual and present attack of asthma, it is advisable to give the standardized tincture of belladonna - unless expense is no consideration, in which case atropine may itself be used - in doses of twenty minims every quarter of an hour as long as no evil effects appear.
The symptoms of poisoning by belladonna or atropine are dealt with above.
But by the addition of some antiseptic to the ointment its defensive action would be converted from passive to active, and its power to prevent infection would become greater; and if inflammation had already set up in the skin, the addition of opium, belladonna, or cocaine would lessen local pain; and an astringent, either metallic or organic, would restrain inflammation and accelerate repair.Advertisement
Extract of belladonna is added to lessen the pain which might occur during the removal of the corn, and this acts as a corrective, while the flexible collodion forms a means of applying it conveniently, and constitutes the vehicle.
Irritation is lessened by lotions containing substances that will diminish irritability of the nerve-endings and skin, such as carbolic acid, hydrocyanic acid, morphine or opium, cocaine, belladonna or atropine.
Liniments containing opium, belladonna or aconite rubbed into the affected part will often soothe the most severe local pain.
The physiological action of stramonium resembles that of belladonna, except that stramonium relaxes to a greater extent the unstriped muscle of the bronchial tubes; for this reason it is used in asthma to relieve the bronchial spasm.
In 1776 Daries, by observations on himself and on cats, established the mydriatic action of belladonna and other atropaceous plants.Advertisement
They are members of the amaryllis family and look very much like the Cape belladonna lily of South Africa, amaryllis family and look very much like the Cape belladonna lily of South Africa, Amaryllis belladonna.
They are members of the amaryllis family and look very much like the Cape belladonna lily of South Africa, Amaryllis belladonna lily of South Africa, Amaryllis belladonna.
Totally to be reprobated is the use, in order to relieve pain, of belladonna or any other application which affects the skin, in cases where the surgeon may later be required to operate.
The most common side effect is not caused directly by burdock root but by mistaking a poisonous plant called belladonna or deadly nightshade for actual burdock.
Burdock roots closely resemble the roots of a highly poisonous plant known as Atropa belladonna, or deadly nightshade, do not consume the roots unless you are sure you can identify the herb and it is from the burdock plant.Advertisement
Also known as the belladonna or naked lady lily, the Amaryllis bulb is usually harvested in late summer and brought indoors.
Burdock Root - This herb is eaten as a vegetable in some cultures and is considered safe for human consumption in herbal teas, though it can sometimes be confused with another root belladonna, which is not safe for consumption.
Homeopaths may treat sore throats with superdilute solutions of Lachesis, Belladonna, Phytolacca, or yellow jasmine (Gelsemium).
Homeopathic practitioners frequently recommend Arsenicum album for diarrhea caused by contaminated food and Belladonna for diarrhea that comes on suddenly with mucus in the stools.
Geiger and Hesse and by Mein in the tissues of Atropa belladonna, from which it may be extracted by means of chloroform.Advertisement
Toxic doses of atropine - and therefore of belladonna - raise the temperature several degrees.
This warning applies notably to those - usually women - who are accustomed indiscriminately to use belladonna or atropine in order to give greater brilliancy to their eyes.
Thus, the Lent lily is Narcissus Pseudonarcissus; the African lily is Agapanthus umbellatus; the Belladonna lily is Amaryllis Belladonna (q.v.); the Jacobaea lily is Sprekelia formosissima; the Mariposa lily is Calochortus; the lily of the Incas is Alstroemeria pelegrina; St Bernard's lily is Anthericum Liliago; St Bruno's lily is Anthericum (or Paradisia) Liliastrum; the water lily is Nymphaea alba; the Arum lily is Richardia africana; and there are many others.