Baneful Herbs P18 Hemlock(Conium maculatum) Hemlock is definitely another famous Witch’s herb. It is also known as Warlock’s Weed, Poison Hemlock and Winter Fern. Hemlock was once the go to plant for death by poisoning in Ancient Greece and famously it is the classical philosopher Socrates who was poisoned by this plant.
Poisonous Plants: The #Solanaceae are an ancient family of deliriants and hallucinogens that have been venerated as "Witches’ Weeds" since the earliest disciples of plant lore learned of their properties. Among them are counted Henbane and Hemlock, Datura, also known as Angel’s Trumpet, Belladonna, and Mandrake. Weed encounters with many of them in the course of the Poison Diaries.