Scopolamine. Julia Bedell Laci Click Meredith Barr. Where does it come from?. Scopolamine is an alkaloid drug found as a secondary metabolite of plants in the Solanaceae family. Solanaceae s are nightshade plants
Scopolamine is sometimes used for other medical purposes such as:
At one point, Scopolamine was mixed with morphine to produce a state known as “twilight sleep”.
“Twilight sleep” was induced to yield an insensibility to pain without loss of consciousness