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  1. [organic compound] An intensely poisonous alkaloid, extracted from aconite.


Aconitine is a toxin produced by the Aconitum plant, also known as devil’s helmet or monkshood. Monkshood is notorious for its toxic properties. In China, aconitine is also used as a herbal medicine against pain.

  • also known as 乌头碱

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Google previewThe Medical News (1902)

The physiological studies of Liegeois, Guil- leaud, Laborde and others show that aconitine is a poison of the central nervous system, which it stimulates first to paralyze later. It likewise paralyzes the peripheric nervous system (sensory, motor ...

Google previewThe American Journal of Clinical Medicine (1915)

Aconitine is an agent that tends to equalize the circulation and relieve the congestion of acutely inflamed parts. It is an agent that dissipates the fury of the storm before the damage is done, and breaks its force. It is a mildly acting remedy and ...

Google previewHerbal Supplements (2011)

Efficacy, Toxicity, Interactions with Western Drugs, and Effects on Clinical Laboratory Tests by Amitava Dasgupta, Catherine A. Hammett-Stabler

The alkaloid responsible for the toxicity, aconitine, is present in all parts of the plant. Aconitine is a methylated and benzoylated ester of a hexacyclic norditerpenic amino alcohol, 398 BEYOND HERBALS: AN INTRODUCTION TO POISONOUS ...

Google previewThe London Medical Record (1886)

by Ernest Abraham Hart

Aconitine is a very precise remedy, which acts in man in a certain and regular manner ; but for its energetic action, it has to be prescribed in small and well- distanced doses. Moreover, one ought to be sure of its source, and, when using its ...

Google previewCold Frame (2015)

A Novel by P. T. Deutermann

Aconitine is a by-product of the monkshood plant. Extremely poisonous, and known to be so for centuries. The other case, Logan, is more complex. You're describing the effects of what possibly might be a saxitoxin, commonly produced by ...

Google previewClinical Pharmacology (2007)

With STUDENTCONSULT Access by Peter N. Bennett, Morris J. Brown

Aconitine is a plant alkaloid and has no place in medicine.

Google previewNeuroscience (2016)

Biology, Human biology by CTI Reviews

Aconitine is a toxin produced by the Aconitum plant, also known as devil's helmet or monkshood. Monkshood is very notorious for its toxic properties. In China, aconitine is also used as a herbal medicine against pain. a. Bowel infarction b.

Google previewSystematics and Evolution of the Ranunculiflorae (2012)

by Uwe Jensen, Joachim W. Kadereit

The Delphiniinae are toxic by producing characteristic, diterpene alkaloids; aconitine is a well-known physiologically active substance of the “Aconiti tuber” drug. Aconitum species were also used as medical plants in East Asia; in China they ...

Google previewA Comprehensive Guide to the Hazardous Properties of Chemical Substances (2016)

Chemistry, Chemistry by CTI Reviews

Aconitine: Aconitine is a highly poisonous alkaloid derived from various aconite species. Uses It is a neurotoxinthat opensTTXsensitive Na+ channels in the heart and other tissues, and is usedforcreating modelsof cardiac arrhythmia.

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Pharmacological Agents (2012)

Properties and Synonyms by I.K. Morton, Judith M. Hall

aconitine is an alkaloid from monk's hood or wolfsbane (Aconitum napellus) and other Aconitum spp. (Ranunculaceae). It is a NEUROTOXIN implicated in poisoning by A. spp., especially A. chasmanthum in India.

Google previewList of Substances of the Competent Federal Government and Federal State Authorities (2014)

Category "Plants and plant parts" by Bundesamt für Verbraucherschutz

Aconitine is a strong nerve and muscle poison, numbness, paraesthesia, paralysis (Wink/Wyk), cardiac ...

Google previewMedical Herbalism (2003)

The Science and Practice of Herbal Medicine by David Hoffmann, FNIMH, AHG


Google previewThin Layer Chromatography in Phytochemistry (2008)

by Monika Waksmundzka-Hajnos, Joseph Sherma, Teresa Kowalska

Aconitine is a highly poisonous alkaloid, which is a neurotoxin. Aconitine is used for creating models of cardiac arrhythmia. For the separation of aconitine ...

Google previewChemistry for Pharmacy Students (2007)

General, Organic and Natural Product Chemistry by Satyajit Sarker, Lutfun Nahar

Aconitine is an extremely toxic substance obtained from the plants of the genus Aconitum (family Ranunculaceae), commonly known as 'aconite' or 'monkshood'. It is a neurotoxin, and used for creating models of cardiac arrhythmia. OMe OH ...

Google previewA dictionary of practical materia medica

by John Henry Clarke

Aconitine. Aconitia. C33 H45 NO,2. An alkaloid obtained from the roots and stems of Aconitum napellus. It is contained in all species of Aconite except A. lycoctonum. [German Aconitine is amorphous ; French Aconitine is crystalline, and 170 ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India (1889)

by George Watt

Aconitine (proper)— a ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India: Abaca to Buxus (1899)

by Sir George Watt, Edgar Thurston, T. N. Mukharji

Aconitine (proper) — a ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Applied Chemistry (1921)

by Sir Thomas Edward Thorpe

ACONITINE AND THE ACONITE ALKALOIDS. The alkaloids of the various species of Aconitum which have been examined chemically, ...

Google previewLexicon Medicum: or, Medical Dictionary ... Fourth edition (1839)

by Robert HOOPER (M.D.), Klein Grant

Aconitine thus obtained is uncrystallisable; white and granular, or in a colourless transparent mass, having a glassy lustre;

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1892)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature : Supplement

ACONITINE. Aconitine, as met with in pharmacy, is of somewhat uncertain composition, the name having □been applied to an amorphous alkaloid, or at best to a .mixture of amorphous and crystallizable bases, cxtract- □ed from Aconitum ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Medical Science (1893)

by Robley Dunglison

Aconitine. Aconite, ak'o-nite. See Aconitum napellas. A., ab'- stract of, abstractum aconiti.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Nonlinear Science (2006)

by Alwyn Scott, Emeritus Professor of Mathematics Alwyn Scott

Analysis of the effect of an arrhythmogenic drug aconitine, showing oscillations of the plateau of action potential (AP).

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