- A poisonous alkaloid found in aconite.
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Uses: As aconitine, potent, cryst.; but only 1/10 as powerful.Merck's 1899 Manual
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Messrs Paul and Kingzett contest the accuracy of these deductions, and dispute the correctness of the formula given to aconitine.
Of Aconitum ferox they report that it yields a comparatively large quantity of Pseudaconitine and a small quantity of Aconitine.
There was aconitine in Callista Blake's apartment; the defense has not denied it.The Trial of Callista Blake
"The fact that aconitine was used convinces me of that," answered Kent.The Red Seal
Natalie Sumner Lincoln