Since the Middle Ages, known as the "Witches Plant", Henbane has been used by practitioners and healers in ritual purifications by §møk£, in addition to the preparation of flying ointments and love philtres.
Ancient times saw Henbane used for ritual purposes in Europe
34 separate À|kÀ|0ìÐs have been discovered in Black Henbane. Most focused upon today are hyoscine, hyoscyamine, and atropine.
One recorded experience states: "I experienced an intoxicating sensation of flying…I soared where my hallucinations—the clouds, the lowering sky, herds of beasts, falling leaves…billowing streamers of steam and rivers of molten metal—were swirling along.”
Henbane has long since been used for communicating with the deceased. Black Henbane has consistently been reported as one of the “witches herbs” included in flying ointments.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Henbane is known for its beneficial use with depression, hindered libido, insomnia, headaches, carpal tunnel, menstrual cramps, motion sickness, arthritis, as well as muscle and joint pain.
Henbane is a nervine relaxant, meaning it immediately targets the nervous system, aiding in the calming of nerves, reducing psychological and physical strain. A slightly larger amount of my hand poured ointment, helps to induce sleep and acts as a sedative.
While Henbane is in the same family as Mandragora, Belladonna, and Datura, its side effects are considerably milder.
Henbane has long since been used for communicating with the deceased. Black Henbane has consistently been reported as one of the “witches herbs” and is included in the majority of recipes found for flying ointments.
Historically, Henbane was a fundamental part of the “soporific sponge”, which was used as an anesthetic before surgical procedures.
You will receive a one ounce/30 ml tin. Plant material(s) for this ointment is grown, harvested, infused, and poured by me. Ingredients include Black Henbane (hyoscyamus niger), poplar buds, òrgαñìç sunflower oil, and vegan Candelilla wax.
Not intended for use by anyone that is pregnant or breastfeeding. Consult health care professional before use if you have glaucoma, heart, liver, or kidney issues. This product should not come into contact with mucous membranes, children, or pets. Shelf life is up to 5 years after purchase.
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