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Henbane Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Glycemic Index / Load
Black Henbane
Botanical Name
Hyoscyamus Niger
Hindi Name
Khurasani Ajavayan, Khurasani Ajwain
Chinese Name
Lang Tang
Homeopathic Name
Hyoscyamus Niger   -   Mother Tincture

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Henbane Cures

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Action of Henbane

Highly Effective

Nutrients in Henbane

Taste of

Nature of


Parts Used

Leaves, Seeds

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Henbane

It may cause Dry Mouth, Blurred Vision .
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Henbane is a plant.
It may be annual or biennial.
It grows in a cool climate.
It grows up to 80 Cm.
Best used for Gout.

In TCM :
Henbane Seed : Tian Xian Zi

Common Names

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Materia Medica for Henbane

Henbane General

Henbane is associated to the Solanaceae family. It is an aborigine of Europe. It is also known as Stinking Nightshade and Hog Bean.
It helps in countering Brain disorders like Epilepsy, Motion Sickness and Insomnia.
It is advantageous in treating Nervous disorders namely Parkinson's Disease and Neuralgia.
It acts as a herbal remedy for Toothache.
It is used in Eye Operations for Pupil Dilation.
It is favorable in treatment of Ear ailment like Meniere's Syndrome.
Henbane is a good herbal cure for diseases namely Whooping Cough, prolonged Cough, Asthma, Bronchitis leading to Respiratory discomforts.
It is potent in soothing the inflammation due to Pulmonary Tumor.
It efficiently treats Skin troubles like Ulcers and Scars.
Henbane balances the release rate of the Digestive juices thus, prevents Indigestion and Digestive Tract complaints.
It counteracts Kidney Stones.
It soothes in Abdominal pain.
It relieves Intestinal cramps as an outcome of Worm Invasion.
Henbane is a good herbal remedy for Swelling, Muscular troubles like Myalgia and Joint troubles like Rheumatism, Arthritis and Gout. Apply the paste of Henbane on the affected area to treat Joint Effusion, Gout and Bleeding External.
It relieves in Sciatica pain.
It helps combat Paralysis.
Henbane is beneficial in curing Urine infections and regulating the Urine flow.

Caution : Consult a doctor before consuming it.
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Henbane as an Aphrodisiac

Smoked Henbane seeds acts as an Aphrodisiac and relaxes the muscles.
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Take the following herbs :
Indian Spider Plant ( Safed Musli in India )
Liquorice ( Mulethi in India ) : 1 tablespoon
Trailing Eclipta ( Bhringraj in India ) : 1 tablespoon
Velvet Bean ( Konch in India ) : 5 tablespoons
Ginger ( Adrak in India ) : 1.5 tablespoons
Black Henbane ( Khurasani Ajavayan in India ) : 1 tablespoon
Black Cumin ( Kala Jeera in India ) : 2 to 3 pinches
Powder them together. Have half teaspoon with water.

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Make the powder of Henbane herb. Mix it with a little amount of Jaggery. Take it with water every early morning for two weeks.
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Josh ( USA/California )
17 Aug 2016
Where can I buy organic henbane powder?
23 Aug 2016
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Czar ( Pakistan )
10 Mar 2017
What type of hyoscyamus niger drops to use i.e. 1 ml, 3 ml, 200 ml for hypersexuality in men?
Ahmed bashir
11 Jul 2017
Don't use it at all. Very poisonous.
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