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Plant Family: Solanaceae

Botanical Name: Datura Stramonium

Alternative Name:  Jimsonweed, Devil’s snare, Moon flower, Hell’s bells, Devil’s trumpet, Devil’s weed, Tolguacha, Jamestown weed, Stinkweed, Locoweed, Pricklyburr, False castor oil plant, Devil’s cucumber, and Thornapple.

Medicinal Uses:

  • Asthma.
  • Cough.
  • Nerve diseases.
  • Causing hallucinations and elevated mood (euphoria).
  • Other conditions.


Jimson Weed: Uses, Side Effects, Interactions, Dosage, and Warning. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.webmd.com/vitamins/ai/ingredientmono-921/jimson-weed


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