In medicine and materia medica, the plant aconitum Napellus (which see).
Of aconitum ferox they report that it yields a comparatively large quantity of Pseudaconitine and a small quantity of Aconitine.
See aconitum Napellus; under which article will be found engravings of the two roots.
It is the aconitum of medicine, the Monk's-hood or Wolf's-bane' of our ancestors.
The root of the aconitum napellus becomes innocuous in frigid climates.
aconitum napellus, roots of, innocuous in cold climates, ii.
Monkshood (aconitum Napellus) grows four feet high, and has a beautiful blossom of rich blue growing in quite large clusters.
The plants most limited were Papaveracea, aconitum folium aconitoideum, Saxif.
An acid extracted by Peschier from aconitum napellus, and by Bracconnot from equisetum fluviatile.
Of these the most important is the aconitum ferox, a native of the Himalayan mountains, imported from India.
poisonous plant (also known as monkshood and wolf's bane), 1570s, from French aconit, from Latin aconitum, from Greek akoniton, of unknown origin.
aconite ac·o·nite (āk'ə-nīt')
The dried poisonous root of various herbs of the genus Aconitum containing aconitine, used externally as an analgesic.