Hyoscyamus albus WHITE HENBANE (20 seeds)

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20 seeds WHITE HENBANE (Hyoscyamus albus)

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Hyoscyamus albus or white henbane is a small genus of flowering plants in the nightshade family, Solanaceae.
The eleven species it contains are known generally as the henbanes.

A poisonous Eurasian plant, Hyoscyamus albus having an unpleasant odor, sticky leaves, and funnel-shaped greenish-yellow flowers.
It is a source of the drug hyoscyamine.
White henbane is poisonous in all its parts, and neither drying nor boiling destroys the toxic principle. The leaves are the most powerful portion, even the odour of them when fresh will produce giddiness and stupor.

The medicinal uses of White henbane date from remote ages;
it was well known to the Ancients, who used it to procure sleep and allay pains.

Nowadays, white juice is prescribed as analgesic and sedative.
Hemococcus is an excellent remedy for Parkinson's disease, it reduces muscle tremors and stiffness.

In cigarettes, it is prescribed for asthma and bronchitis.
In essential oil, lemon juice relieves the pain of sciatica and rheumatism pain.

Sowing seeds of white henbane:
Sow your Hyoscyamus albus seeds in a box of potting soil, cover with 1 cm and then spray water on it.
Let germinate your white henbane seeds for 2 to 3 weeks.
When the white seedlings are 5 cm tall, place them in pots 20 cm in diameter or directly in the ground in a sunny place.

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