The seeds germinate easily and can be sown indoors in flats and transplanted out once all danger of frost has passed.
Not for internal use.
Jimson Weed, Jamestown Weed, Thorn Apple, Devil’s Apple, Angel Trumpets, Moon Flower, Toloache
Chemical-free farm-grown Jimson Weed (Datura stramonium) seeds for organic growing.
Easy to grow. Plants are most impressive when given regular water and good garden soil. Will self seed and potentially become weedy unless deadheaded to prevent seed formation.
Central and South America
This herb has many medicinal properties appreciated for a very long time.
It treats asthma, coughing spasms, muscle spasms and relieves Parkinson’s disease symptoms.
Datura stramonium, like deadly nightshade , can be applied directly to the skin to relieve rheumatic pain and neuralgia.
Sowing seeds of Jimson weed:
The germination of this seeds is sometimes capricious, to remedy this, it is better to stratify the seeds.
Sow the seeds of Datura stramonium by 5 or 6 in small pots of 10 cm.
Cover jimson weed seeds under a few centimeters of fine soil and then stratify naturally or artificially your pots with seeds for 2 to 3 weeks.
Once germinated, wait until the datura plants are 10 cm before transplanting them to the garden.
Jimson weed or Datura stramonium is a very robust annual plant.
It is an annual plant of the solanaceae family just like the henbane or the mandrake .
This plant produces large trumpet-shaped flowers of white color and many fruits in the shape of horse chestnut.
Jimson weed seeds are black, the size of those of the black Ipomoea or firecracker vine .
This esoteric plant is also used for esoteric rituals around the world.
In America for healings, rituals, travels in the underworld.
In India as an aphrodisiac.
Also exists as a live plant for growing.
Shamanic and ethnobotanical plant seeds to collect.
Do not consume. Toxic plant to collect only.
In his book, The Serpent and the Rainbow, Canadian ethnobotanist Wade Davis identified D. stramonium, called “zombi (sic) cucumber” in Haiti, as a central ingredient of the concoction vodou priests use to create zombies.
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The common name “datura” has its roots in ancient India, where the plant is considered particularly sacred—believed to be a favorite of the Hindu god Shiva Nataraja.
John Gerard’s Herball (1597) states that “the juice of Thornapple, boiled with hog’s grease, cureth all inflammations whatsoever, all manner of burnings and scaldings, as well of fire, water, boiling lead, gunpowder, as that which comes by lightning and that in very short time, as myself have found in daily practice, to my great credit and profit.”
Datura stramonium, known by the common names Jimson weed or Devil’s snare, is a plant in the nightshade family. It is believed to have originated in Mexico, but has now become naturalized in many