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Related to hemlock: hemlock tree, Conium maculatum

co·ni·um

(kō-nē'ŭm),
The dried unripe fruit of Conium maculatum (family Umbelliferae), also known as spotted cowbane or spotted parsley; it has been used as a sedative, antispasmodic, and anodyne.
Synonym(s): hemlock
[L. fr. G. kōneion, hemlock]

hemlock

(hĕm′lŏk′)
n.
a. Any of several poisonous plants of the genera Conium and Cicuta of the parsley family, such as the poison hemlock.
b. A poison obtained from the poison hemlock.

hemlock

the common name for Conium maculatum, a plant indigenous to most of Europe and the source of a poisonous alkaloid, coniine. It is considered unsafe for any use, but an extract of the leaves and flowers of conium has been used as a respiratory sedative and its hydrochloride salts have been used as an antispasmodic. Also called conium.
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Poison hemlock
Any of the poisonous herbs of the carrot family, especially Conium maculatum, but also Tsuga spp, which contain an alkaloid, conine, that evokes CNS hyperactivity, followed by medullary depression and respiratory failure
Management Activated charcoal

hemlock

Toxicology Any of the poisonous herbs of the carrot family, especially Conium maculatum, but also Tsuga spp, which contain an alkaloid, conine, that evokes CNS hyperactivity, followed by medullary depression and respiratory failure Treatment Activated charcoal

hemlock

there are a number of weeds in different genera that go by this name.

poison hemlock
water hemlock
see cicuta.
hemlock water dropwort
oenanthecrocata.
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By the end of the Phase l period, CFLA had created a new product line of Canada Tsuga--E120--a special quality of kiln-dried hemlock that was graded to Japan's Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport approved standards for zairai housing, and which was independently audited for quality assurance by facilities at the University of Tokyo, the University of Kanto Gakuin, the Japanese Centre for Better Living, Tokyo, and the Japanese Building Research Institute, Tsukuba.
The hemlock woolly adelgid is a poppyseed-sized invasive insect that hitched a ride from southern Japan - probably on an ornamental hemlock tree - and landed in Richmond, Va.
Kenneth Gooch, Forest Health Program supervisor for the Department of Conservation and Recreation, collects 10 sample branches of Hemlock woolly adelgid on Hemlock trees at Wells State Park in Sturbridge, in upper right photo.
Via the deal, Dow Corning will gain full control over one of the JVs -- Hemlock Semiconductor LLC.
They should be incarcerated or forced to drink hemlock.
The top Pantone colors for women's fashion/spring 2014 are: 15-3920 Placid Blue, 16-3823 Violet Tulip, 15-6114 Hemlock, 16-0000 Paloma, 15-1225 Sand, 14-0852 Freesia, 18-1651 Cayenne, 171360 Celosia Orange, 18-3224 Radiant Orchid, and 18-3949 Dazzling Blue.
The name of this bug is the hemlock woolly adelgid.
Poisoning by hemlock had been the state method of execution in ancient Athens, and famous as the cause of death of Socrates.
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Hemlock woolly adelgid, Adelges tsugae Annand (Hemiptera: Adelgidae), is an exotic insect species capable of rapidly reducing populations of eastern hemlock throughout the eastern United States (McClure & Fergione 1977; Buck et al.
Medical analysis proved these to be parts of the very dangerous plant hemlock and the family were promptly offered appropriate medicine.