|Latin Name: Hyoscyamus niger|
Henbane is a medium to tall plant with sticky and hairy stems. The leaves are oval to oblong and corsely toothed. The fowers, which appear May to September, are pale yellow with purple veins and trumpet shaped (20mm - 30mm long). The fruit which appears after the flowers take the form of green capsules. Henbane grows on bare and disturbed ground, especially near the sea, in farmyards, waysides and dumps.
Restlessness, convulsions, rapid heartbeat, dilated pupils, dry mouth, constipation, paralysis, rapid respiration, raving madness, thirst.