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Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Stinking nightshade in English is the name of a plant defined with Hyoscyamus niger in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Hyoscyamus bohemicus F.W. Schmidt (among others).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Cytologia (1997)
· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Blyttia (1985)
· Poisonous Plants in Britain and Their Effects on Animals and Man. (1984)
· Ethnobotany (2005)
· Bocconea, Monographiae Herbarii Mediterranei Panormitani (1991)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Stinking nightshade, for example chemical composition, health benefits, pregnancy safety, side effects, diet and recipes, extract dosage, have a look at these references.

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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