Nightshade

Three drops is all it takes.

Definition/Summary:

Botany

  • Atropa belladonna aka belladonna or deadly nightshade
  • Name origin Atropa comes from Atropos, one of the three Fates in Greek mythology, and the name “bella donna” means “beautiful woman”
  • The herb was used in eye-drops by women to dilate the pupils of the eyes to make them appear seductive

Mythology

  • Was used by ancient Romans as a poison (the wife of Emperor Augustus and the wife of Claudius both were rumored to have used it for murder)
  • Also was used to make poison-tipped arrows

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    • Three drops of deadly nightshade is thought to put a person into a deep, dreamless sleep
    • Some instances it’s enough to kill

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