|Longevity: AB (zones 6 to 11)|
|Lighting Conditions: PS-FS|
|Average Height: 30 inches|
Contains the alkaloids hyoscyamine, hyoscine, and scopalamine, among others, which are used in modern medicine to relax involuntary muscles, as a painkiller, and to relieve nervous irritability. Commercially raised in England and Europe. Striking greenish-yellow flowers with purple veins. Valued as a sedative, it is dangerous for self-medication. Used by the priestesses of Apollo oracles. An important witch plant used to give the sensation of flying, reported side effects have included insanity and death.