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jimson weed seeds for sale

Jimson weed (Datura stramonium, a member of the Belladonna alkyloid family) is a plant growing naturally in West Virginia and has been used as a home remedy since colonial times. Due to its easy availability and strong anticholinergic properties, teens are using Jimson weed as a drug. Plant parts can be brewed as a tea or chewed, and seed pods, commonly known as “pods” or “thorn apples,” can be eaten. Side effects from ingesting jimson weed include tachycardia, dry mouth, dilated pupils, blurred vision, hallucinations, confusion, combative behavior, and difficulty urinating. Severe toxicity has been associated with coma and seizures, although death is rare. Treatment consists of activated charcoal and gastric lavage. Esmolol or other beta-blocker may be indicated to reduce severe sinus tachycardia. Seizures, severe hypertension, severe hallucinations, and life-threatening arrhythmias are indicators for the use of the anticholinesterase inhibitor, Physostigmine. This article reviews the cases of nine teenagers who were treated in hospitals in the Kanawha Valley after ingesting jimson weed. We hope this article will help alert primary care physicians about the abuse of jimson weed and inform health officials about the need to educate teens about the dangers of this plant.

Sowing seeds of Jimson weed:
The germination of this seeds is sometimes capricious, to remedy this, it is better to stratify the seeds.
Sow the seeds of Datura stramonium by 5 or 6 in small pots of 10 cm.
Cover jimson weed seeds under a few centimeters of fine soil and then stratify naturally or artificially your pots with seeds for 2 to 3 weeks.
Once germinated, wait until the datura plants are 10 cm before transplanting them to the garden.

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Jimson weed or Datura stramonium is a very robust annual plant.
It is an annual plant of the solanaceae family just like the henbane or the mandrake .
This plant produces large trumpet-shaped flowers of white color and many fruits in the shape of horse chestnut.
Jimson weed seeds are black, the size of those of the black Ipomoea or firecracker vine .

This esoteric plant is also used for esoteric rituals around the world.
In America for healings, rituals, travels in the underworld.
In India as an aphrodisiac.

This herb has many medicinal properties appreciated for a very long time.
It treats asthma, coughing spasms, muscle spasms and relieves Parkinson’s disease symptoms.
Datura stramonium, like deadly nightshade , can be applied directly to the skin to relieve rheumatic pain and neuralgia.

Also exists as a live plant for growing.
Shamanic and ethnobotanical plant seeds to collect.
Do not consume. Toxic plant to collect only.