Origin of conium
Examples from the Web for conium
Bromide of potassium and hydrate of chloral in drachm doses should be given in connection with conium.Insomnia; and Other Disorders of Sleep|Henry M. Lyman
Conium is certainly anodyne; and produces often a sedative action on the heart.The Action of Medicines in the System|Frederick William Headland
In this family is found the poison hemlock (Conium) used by the ancient Greeks for the elimination of politicians.
The results were entirely negative: some of the published cases he refers to conium, and others to aconite.
Conium owes its active properties to a volatile liquid alkaloid, Coniine, united with a crystalline alkaloid, Conhydrine.