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Blue Thorn apple
The scientific name of Blue Thornapple - Datura metel Linn/ Datura Stratumonium
Name of Blue Thorn apple in different languages:-
Sanskrit: Dhattura, Dusthara, Unmatta, Durdhura
English: Devil’s trumpet, Jimson weed, Devil's snare.
Malayalam: Neela Ummam, Ummam, Ummath, Kurukoomatha, Koomatha
(ഉമ്മം, ഉമ്മത്ത്, കരുകൂമത, കുമത)
Devil’s trumpet is an annual plant, shrub-like herbaceous, annual plant, short-lived perennial can grow up to 2 m in height, leaves are big and green in color, alternately arranged, 10 to 20 cm long and 5 to 18 cm broad, with a lobed sometime toothed margin. The stem and branches are violet colored, flowers are creamy in the shade of violet and shaped like a trumpet, sized 6 to 8 in length, fruits are spiny capsule sized up to 10 cm long and up to 6 cm broad, while matured it splitting and brust to release the numerous seeds, the seeds are small, flat and white in color.
Useful plant parts:
Whole plant, dried flower,
Cough, fever, dandruff, Asthma, glaucoma, enlarged prostrate, heart troubles, urinary problems, tooth pain.
Tropane alkaloids-highly poisonous, diploid I and tetraploid II, atropine.
Aphrodisiac, analgesic, anti asthmatic.
How to prepare medicines:
Dried flowers cut in too small pieces and smokeed like a cigerette to get relive from Astama