DATURA SEEDS

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  1. DATURA INOXIA

    This annual or short-lived perennial shrubby plant has huge, floppy, trumpet-shaped white flowers, that open from early summer and on into late autumn, being very fragrant at night. The flowers at first grow upright but incline downwards later, and finally turn into spiky seed pods. It typically reaches a height of 0.6 to 1.5 metres, stems and leaves being covered with short and soft greyish hairs, giving the whole plant a grayish appearance. All parts of the plant emit an odour similar to peanut butter when crushed or bruised. Like all daturas, all parts of this plant are poisonous if ingested, although many varieties produce hallucinogenic and medical compounds. It contains the highly toxic alkaloids atropine, hyoscine (scopolamine), and hyoscyamine. Despite their high toxicity, these substances have beneficial medicinal effects, which were originally recognized in folk medicine throughout the world, and finally in scientific medicine. ... Learn More

    $3.43

  2. DATURA STRAMONIUM

    This vigorous branching plant opens its white, funnel-shaped flowers in early summer, followed by the prickly, egg-shaped, very poisonous fruit. Although they are used in some cultures for medical reasons, please treat these plants, which contain many powerful medicinal compounds, with great caution. ... Learn More

    $3.30

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