from Hycscyamus nigerA poisonous plant containing two alkaloids named hyoscyamine and hyoscine . The plant is stated to grow wild on the north coast of Somerset. Hyoscine is a powerful narcotic and hyoscyamine exhibits mydriatic action. Wild Manchurian henbane seeds have been found recently to contain scopolamine instead of hyoscyamine.
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