Poisons & Potions: A Grimwood Herbal Podcast Ep. 1 Nightshade

The use of deadly nightshades as a poison was known in ancient Rome, as attested by the rumor that the roman empress Livia Drusilla used the juice of Atropa belladonna berries to murder her husband, the emperor Augustus. Was it just a rumor? Here we hear from Livia’s point of view. With the help from an unlikely ally.

Originally published at https://www.samanthapages.com on October 8, 2020.

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Sam Grimwood "0th3r W0rldly S3lf"

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