(Hyoscyamus niger)

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henbane.jpg Very toxic to be used only under the supervision of a qualified practitioner.
Annual or biennial plant cultivated growing to 0,90 m of which one uses leaves and flowers.

Henbane has been used since antiquity as analgesic, specially to alleviate pain affecting the urinary tract or the abdomen.

Also : Tooth aches, insomnia, coughs, abundant menstruation, ophthalmias, gout, various neuralgic pains, sciatic nerves or rheumatic, asthma, sedative, antispasmodic.

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Henbane, Hyoscyamus niger, stinking nightshade, black henbane