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  • 6.--Seed -vessel (pyxidium) of Henbane (Hyoscyamus niger) opening by circumscissile dehiscence.
  • HENBANE (Fr.
  • Henbane yields a poisonous alkaloid, hyoscyamine, which is stated to have properties almost identical with those of atropine, from which it differs in being more soluble in water.
  • Wirkung des Hyoscyamins, &c., Jena, 1874.) In small and repeated doses henbane has been found to have a tranquillizing effect upon persons affected by severe nervous irritability.
  • The extract of henbane is rich in nitrate of potassium and other inorganic salts.

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