Argemone mexicana

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Noun1.Argemone mexicana - annual herb with prickly stems and large yellow flowersArgemone mexicana - annual herb with prickly stems and large yellow flowers; southern United States to West Indies and Mexico
argemone, devil's fig, prickly poppy, white thistle - any plant of the genus Argemone having large white or yellow flowers and prickly leaves and stems and pods; chiefly of tropical America
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For instance, nitric acid can be used to detect the presence of argemone oil in mustard oil while using amyl alcohol, carbon disulphide and sulphur can spot the traces of cotton seed oil in mustard oil.
Mukerjee et al isolated a toxic substance from Argemone oil in 1941, with an empirical formula C20H15NO4 that was later identified as sanguinarine.
Symptoms developed in affected persons were of sudden onset with single peak and no any secondary case was reported suggestive of point source epidemic and probable cause was consumption of mustard oil with possibility of adulteration with argemone oil. All 13 cases were from two families of Dholkhakhara village.