Atropa belladonna

Botanical Name: Atropa belladonna
Common Name: Belladonna
Folk Names: deadly nightshade, bane wort, deaths herb, devils cherries, sorcerers & witches berries
Habitat & Description: Tall perennial with erect branched stems, pointed oval leaves that are purple brown. Flowers are in summer followed by black shiny berries. Zone 6-9.
Planetary Ruler: Saturn
Gender: female
Elemental Rule: water
Parts Used: whole plant, roots
Culinary Uses: NOT RECOMMENDED TO INGEST THIS HERB, POISON!!
Medicinal Uses: liniment, bandages, extracts, anesthesia
Magickal Uses: applied to skin an used as a sorcerers pomade in history, sacred to Hecate.