TITLE

Hyoscyamus niger (henbane)

AUTHOR(S)
Haas, L F
PUB. DATE
August 1995
SOURCE
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Aug1995, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p114
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
journal article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
66095083

 

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