It is belived the Romans first brought this poisonous plant to Europe, although it is also grown in parts of the US, Canada, and Asia, thriving on rubbish heaps and cemeteries. In conventional medicine, it was used as a painkiller, sedative, and anticonvulsivant, and the drug hyoscine is currently given as an antispasmodic. Homeopathically, it was first “proved” by Hannemann. the remedy is made by extracting juice from the whole fresh plant (wish is of the same botanical family as Belladona) when in flower. It is a useful remedy for elderly due to its gentle approach.