Cannabis indica – Indian Hemp

Cannabis indica – Indian Hemp
FAMILY: Cannabaceae GENUS: Cannabis SPECIES: Indica COMMON NAMES: Azallu (Assyrian), Bandsch, Bang, Black Prince, Canamo de India (Spanish), Canapem Indiana (Italian), Gai Ando (Vietnamese), Ganja, Hemp, Hierba Santa (Spanish, ‘sacred herb’), Indian Hemp,...

Mandragora officinarum – Mandrake

Mandragora officinarum – Mandrake
FAMILY: SolanaceaeGENUS: Mandragora SPECIES: Officinarum COMMON NAMES: Abu’l-ruh (Old Arabic, “master of the life breath”), Adamova Golowa (Russian, “Adam’s head”), Alrauinwortel (Dutch), Alrune (Swedish), Antimelon (“In The...

Veratrum album – White Hellebore

Veratrum album – White Hellebore
FAMILY: Liliaceae GENUS: Veratrum SPECIES: Album COMMON NAMES: White Hellebore, Elabro Bianco (Italian), False Hellebore, Gonos Aetou (Greek, ‘eagle’s chest or ‘summer bird child’), Kundush (Persian), Lagnion (Gaulish, ‘physician...

Pogostemon cablin – Patchouli

Pogostemon cablin – Patchouli
FAMILY: Lamiaceae GENUS: Pogostemon SPECIES: Cablin COMMON NAMES: Patchouli, Patchouly, Pachouli Purchase Patchouli Leaves Pogostemon cablin, or patchouli, is a bushy herb of the mint family that has erect stems reaching two or three feet in height and that produces...

Datura metel – Indian Thorn Apple

Datura metel – Indian Thorn Apple
FAMILY: Solanaceae GENUS: Datura SPECIES: Metel COMMON NAMES: Bunjdeshtee (Persian), Chosen-asagau (Japanese, ‘Korean morning beauty’), Da Dhu Ra (Tibetan), Datur-a (Mongolian), Datura (Sanskrit), Datura Engletrompet (Danish), Devil’s Trumpet Flower...
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