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Deadly nightshade (Atropa belladonna): flowering plants growing in woodland. Colour process print, c. 1924.

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[1924]
Reference
25605i
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London (42 Cannon Street) : Morgan Brothers Ltd., [1924] (London : The Avenue Press)

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1 print : process print, printed in colour ; image 14 x 8.9 cm

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Medicinal plants (II) Atropa belladonna, Linn. n.o. Solanaceae. common names: belladonna; banewort; deadly nightshade; daft-berry; dwale; great morel; manicou; mekelwort; poison black cherry; sleeping nightshade. French: belladone; morelle furieuse. German: tollkirsche; tollkraut; wolfsbeere; wolfskirsche. parts used: fresh herb (flowering top, or leaves and young branches) for juice and green extract; dried root for liquid and dry extracts; dried leaves. active principles (alkaloids): atropine and hyoscyamine

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Wellcome Library no. 25605i

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