Hyoscyamus niger


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Noun1.Hyoscyamus niger - poisonous fetid Old World herb having sticky hairy leaves and yellow-brown flowersHyoscyamus niger - poisonous fetid Old World herb having sticky hairy leaves and yellow-brown flowers; yields hyoscyamine and scopolamine
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Hyoscyamus, Hyoscyamus - genus of poisonous herbs: henbane
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Gastrointestinal, selective airways and urinary bladder relaxant effects of Hyoscyamus niger are mediated through dual blockade of muscarinic receptors and Ca++ channels.
However, not much information is available on the effect of climatic conditions like altitude on the content of seed alkaloids and flavonoids content in Hyoscyamus niger plants.