Poisonous and deadly-herbs termed baneful should never be ingested, or applied to skin. baneful herbs are often used to poison and cause death sometimes used physically other times used in hexes or cursed. mandrake for instance is a baneful herb and should never be ingested or used on the skin. it is often used in hexes but can also be used in love spells. always make sure that the herbs you use are not baneful and if they are be careful when using them. some of them are used in flying ointment but this is not recommended as it can cause death quickly.