In earlier times, it was believed that belladonna plant was used in witchcraft, being equated with aggressive female sexuality and feelings of flight. The information on atropa belladonna folklore further reveals that witches used a mixture of belladonna, opium poppy and other poisonous plants in flying ointment they applied to help them fly to gatherings with other witches. Deadly nightshade folklore further reveals that, in earlier times in Italy women used extracts of Atropa belladonna to dilate their eyes for cosmetic purposes; such use explains the origin of the common name Italian, "beautiful woman".
Ring Measures 1 in Across
Ring Measures 1.25 in Wide
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