Hyoscyamus albus – Russian Henbane (seed)
A much used genus with several species occurring around the globe. Hyoscyamus albus contains tropane alkaloids (mainly Hyoscyamine and Hyoscine) and was taken as a painkiller or smoked to relieve toothache. Albus refers to the white seeds, Hyoscyamus niger has black seeds.
Care and Cultivation of Hyoscyamus albus
Sow Hyoscyamus albus seed in a light, well-drained soil in spring. Full-sun with adequate water.
25+ seeds per packet
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