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Jimson weed

Jimson weed

jimson weed is often abused in young people for its intoxicating properties. If this plant is smoked or the seeds are ingested an acute anticholinergic poisoning can result. Fever, flushed face, confusion, violent behaviour, inability to urinate and dry mouth are associated features.

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... and nightshade.) One common name for datura is Angel's Trumpet (Jimson Weed is less poetic) because it contains highly toxic alkaloids. Idiots can kill themselves ...

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