Belladonna is one of the most toxic plants in the world. Because of the poisonous berries, leaves, and roots, Belladonna has received many nicknames - from Deadly Nightshade to Beautiful Death. However, Belladonna was and is actively cultivated in medicine for its anesthetic and anti-inflammatory properties.
Belladonna is a herbaceous perennial plant that grows in a wide variety of climates from Europe to Western Asia. You can stumble upon Belladonna in the woods and areas like roadsides and waste dumps. Leaves, roots, and plants of this plant contain tropane alkaloids that cause hallucinations and delirium in small doses and death in large doses.
Belladonna plants can grow up to 3ft (1 meter) tall.