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Datura Chemistry
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The Datura genus of plants, especially Datura stramonium and related species, contain psychoactive and potentially dangerous levels of tropane alkaloids atropine, hyoscyamine, and scopolamine. Hyoscyamine is just a specific name for the levorotrary (l-) stereo isomer of atropine and is sometimes lumped in with atropine, where atropine is usually a mixture of l- and r-isomers. The ratios of the different psychoactive tropane alkaloids vary between parts of the pland and change during the growing cycle.


NAME :Scopolamine
CHEMICAL NAME :Scopolamin, Hyoscin, hyoscine, Scopoderm TTS, Transderm-V
ALTERNATE CHEMICAL NAMES : [7(S)-(1alpha, 2beta, 4beta, 5alpha, 7beta)]-alpha-(hydroxymethyl)benzeneacetic acid 9-methyl-3-oxa-9-azatricyclo-[3.3.1.0(2,4)]non-7-yl ester
CHEMICAL FORMULAC17H21NO4
MOLECULAR WEIGHT303.35
From Pharmacotheon




Mol File


NAME :Atropine
CHEMICAL NAME :dl-hyoscyamine
ALTERNATE CHEMICAL NAMES :
CHEMICAL FORMULAC17H23NO3
MOLECULAR WEIGHT





Also present in very small quantities are : noratropine, apoatropine, meteloidine, norscopolamine, aposcopolamine,
tropine, and pseudotropine. (from Botany and Chemistry of Hallucinogens, Schultes & Hofmann)