Hyoscyamus niger (botany)

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Hyoscyamus niger is known to cause dangerous and extremely unpleasant experiences.

Please use responsible use practices when trying this drug and always have a trip sitter.

Hyoscyamus niger (botany)
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Drawing of H. niger
Taxonomical nomenclature
Kingdom Plantae
Unranked Angiosperms
Unranked Eudicots
Unranked Asterids
Order Solanales
Family Solanaceae
Genus Hyoscyamus
Species H. niger
Common nomenclature
Common names Henbane, Stinking nightshade
Active constituents Tropane alkaloids

Hyoscyamus niger, commonly known as henbane, black henbane, or stinking nightshade, is a deliriant plant in the family Solanaceae.


The leaves and herbage contain S-(–)-hyoscyamine and S-(–)-scopolamine. Trace amounts of aposcopolamine, not scopolamine, littorine, tropine, cuscohygrine, tigloidine, and tigloyloxytropane have also been found.[1]

External links


  1. Rätsch, C. (2005). The encyclopedia of psychoactive plants: ethnopharmacology and its applications. Park Street Press. ISBN 9780892819782.