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The scientific name of White Thorn-apple: Datura stramonium Linn.
Name of White Thorn-apple in different languages:-
Sanskrit: Dhattura, Dusthara, Unmatta
English: White Thorn-apple
Malayalam: Vellayummam- വെള്ളയുമ്മം.
White Thornapple is medium annual shrub erect grow up to 2m tall; which has an unpleasant smell; commonly found in wasteland areas, roadsides, abandoned places etc., stems are slender branched, green in color. The leaves are smooth, pale yellow-green, are approximately 8 to 20 cm long, smooth, toothed and irregular in shape, The flowers are white, like a trumpet; Fruits are covered with thorns and contain many seeds inside.
Useful plant parts:
Flower, leaf, whole plant
Anti-asthmatic agent – atropine
The leaves of this plant are used in the treatment of swelling due to the bite of poisonous insects.
To treat asthma, the leaves are generally smoked either in a cigarette or a pipe.