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Stramonium is a non-scientific common name that may refer to a number of plant species and varieties.


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Historical Use of Stramonium

Stramonium in Traditional Chinese Medicine


Historical Use of Stramonium in Western Medicine

Quote Paraph: "Stramonium, another solanaceous plant, was recommended in the last century by Baron Stoerck. I have had no experience of its use, but from the statements made by some old writers it deserves further trial."
Sec Auth:
Primary Source: Gowers, WR. Epilepsy and other chronic convulsive diseases. New York. William Wood & Company. 1885. p. 223.


Synonymns for Stramonium

Patent Medicines and Medicines with Multiple Ingredients that include Stramonium

Pharmaceutical Information

Chemical Constituents

Evidence or the Use of Stramonium in the Treatment of Epilepesy

Basic Science

Animal Studies

Cohort, Case-Control and Non-Randomized Trials

Randomized Controlled Trials


1st Five Results: pubmed search

Jyotsana Sharma, Sumeet Gairola, R D Gaur, R M Painuli, T O Siddiqi
Ethnomedicinal plants used for treating epilepsy by indigenous communities of sub-Himalayan region of Uttarakhand, India.
J Ethnopharmacol: 2013, 150(1);353-70
[PubMed:24029249] [] [DOI] (I p)

Oksana Peredery, Michael A Persinger
Herbal treatment following post-seizure induction in rat by lithium pilocarpine: Scutellaria lateriflora (Skullcap), Gelsemium sempervirens (Gelsemium) and Datura stramonium (Jimson Weed) may prevent development of spontaneous seizures.
Phytother Res: 2004, 18(9);700-5
[PubMed:15478209] [] [DOI] (P p)



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