Henbane, a coarse herb native to Europe and Asia and common in North America. It grows from 18 to 30 inches (45 to 75 cm) high and has large, hairy leaves; yellowish flowers; and a disagreeable odor. All parts of the plant are poisonous. Henbane is a source of the alkaloid drugs hyoscyamine and hyoscine (scopolamine), which are used as sedatives and pain killers.Henbane is a poisonous plant with large hairy leaves, yellow flowers, and a disagreeable odor.
Thinking allows us to solve problems, plan ahead and defend ourselves from outside threats. It's what separates us from "lower" life-forms like plants, right? Well, maybe not.
Though they may be stuck in one place, plants have proven to possess a surprising array of capabilities. But the ability to feel pain? Scientists are learning that the possibility isn't as crazy as it sounds.