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Hemlock is a herbal poison got from several related plants in the Apiaceae family. The toxic chemicals differ in each plant, but there is a general similarity in the way they work.

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  1. Brooks, D.E. (2010-06-28). "Plant poisoning, Hemlock". MedScape. eMedicine. Retrieved 2012-03-02.
  2. Schep L.J. et al 2009. Poisoning due to water hemlock. Clinical Toxicology. 47 (4): 270–78. [1]
  3. "Information Sheet: 31 Hemlock Water Dropwort (Oenanthe crocata)" (PDF). Centre for Ecology and Hydrology. 2005. Archived from the original (PDF) on February 24, 2015. Retrieved September 28, 2011. Oenanthe crocata [...] is the most toxic plant in Britain to both humans and animals.
  4. Wright, John (2010), Hedgerow, Bloomsbury, p. 171, ISBN 978-1-4088-0185-7
  5. Owen, James (2009-06-02). "Ancient Death-Smile Potion Decoded?". National Geographic News. Retrieved 2009-10-18.