Sentence Examples


  • 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.
  • The smoking of the seeds and capsules of henbane is noted in books as a somewhat dangerous remedy adopted by country people for toothache.
 

How would you define henbane? Add your definition here.

comments powered by Disqus

Words near henbane in the dictionary