Aconitum heterophyllum is a PERENNIAL growing to m (5ft). It is hardy to zone (UK) 6. It is in flower from August to September, and the seeds ripen from. Aconitum Heterophyllum (A. Heterophyllum) is an in- digenous medicinal plant of India and belongs to the family Ranunculaceae. A. Heterophyllum is known to. PDF | Ativisha (Aconitum heterophyllum wall) of family Ranunculaceae is an Ayurvedic herb which is known for its significant medical properties. The roots of the.

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The purple-lined sallow Pyrrhia exprimensand Blepharita amica were found eating from A.

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An Anthology of Plays. Heeterophyllum, On the Oceans of Eternitywhere a renegade warlord is poisoned with aconite-laced food by his own chief of internal security, and in the television show Merlinthe lead character, Merlin, attempts hererophyllum poison Arthur with aconite while under a spell. To make Aconitum monophyletic” A. Severe toxicity is not expected from skin contact; however paraesthesia has been reported, as has mild toxicity headache, nausea and palpitations.

The Reader’s Digest Association Limited. Aconitum heterophyllum – Wall. In the Korean television series Dae Jang Geumset in the 15th and 16th centuries, Choi put wolf’s bane in the previous queen’s food. Plant them out in late spring or early summer.


Ativisha reduces phlegm and clears airways. To leave a comment please Register or login here All comments need to be approved so will not appear immediately. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Ativisha Aconitum heterophyllum or Indian Atees is a specific Ayurveda herb which even being a part of poisonous group of herbs; it is very safe to use. There are no orange-flowered varieties nor are any green-flowered.

Designed by Medicinal Herbals Team http: It is the poison used by a murderer in the third of the Cadfael ChroniclesMonk’s Hood by Ellis Peterspublished in and set in in Shrewsbury.

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Perseus Digital Library Project. In the season of NCIS: Aconite also lends itself to use as a fictional poison in modern settings. If there are species with true neutral blue or greenish blue flowers they are rare and do not occur in cultivation.


The whole plant is highly toxic – simple skin contact has caused numbness in some people[1]. The two upper petals are large and are placed under the hood of the calyx and are supported on long stalks. Several species of Aconitum have been used sconitum arrow poisons.

Aside from blue-purple — white, very pale greenish white, creamy white, and pale greenish yellow are also somewhat common in nature.

During the night, Count Dracula desires to visit Mina. The roots of this plant are extensively collected from the wild for medicinal use and the species is becoming much rarer in many areas of its range[].

Botanical Name — Aconitum heterophyllum Wall. Seed – best sown as soon as it is ripe in a cold frame[]. The yellow tiger moth Arctia flaviaand the purple-shaded gem Euchalcia variabilis are at home on A.