From the root of Aconitum Napellus are prepared a liniment and a tincture.
The roots of Aconitum ferox supply the famous Indian (Nepal) poison called bikh, bish or nabee.
Other related alkaloids are lycaconitine and myoctonine which occur in wolfsbane, Aconitum lycoctonum.
The root of Aconitum luridum, of the Himalayas, is said to be as virulent as that of A.
Pseudaconitine, obtained from Aconitum ferox, gives on hydrolysis acetic acid and veratrylpseudaconine, the latter of which suffers further hydrolysis to veratric acid and pseudaconine.