Tag Archives: Poison

What Made Juliet Slumber and Witches Fly

  Belladonna (Deadly Nightshade) “In Italian, a belladonna is a beautiful lady; in English it’s a deadly poison.” ~ Ambrose Bierce Alternate name for Belladonna: Devil‘s Cherries, Naughty Man’s Cherries, Divale, Black Cherry, Devil’s Herb, Great Morel, Dwayberry. The Atropa … Continue reading

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What Can Kill Can Cure–Or Kill–Poisons & Caroline Clemmon’s Historical Romance

Thanks to Beth for inviting me to her beautiful blog. We all recognize that Beth is an expert on herbs and flowers, and I thoroughly enjoy her blogs and classes. Many of my books feature healing with herbs, which is … Continue reading

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Pick Your Poison

Aconite: POISONOUS! The plant was introduced early on to England (found in records by the 10th century) where it now grows wild in some regions.  In old Anglo-Saxon days Aconite was called ‘thung’ which referred to any poisonous plant.  Then … Continue reading

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