In this family is found the poison hemlock (conium) used by the ancient Greeks for the elimination of politicians.
conium owes its active properties to a volatile liquid alkaloid, Coniine, united with a crystalline alkaloid, Conhydrine.
conium (Hemlock) also owes its properties to the alkaloid Conia.
The results were entirely negative: some of the published cases he refers to conium, and others to aconite.
Compounded of conium and Selinum, from its resemblance to these genera.
In pharmacy, the fresh and dried leaf of the wild herb conium maculatum, or spotted hemlock.
The seeds, leaves, and root of the conium maculatum are all poisonous.
Bromide of potassium and hydrate of chloral in drachm doses should be given in connection with conium.
conium is certainly anodyne; and produces often a sedative action on the heart.