watch 01:12 The Loop (TV) Do you like this video? Mandrake was a drug that was exploited by the Mandragora Helix in the 1990s in an attempt to conquer Earth. (COMIC: The Mark of Mandragora) In 800, French king and Holy Roman Emperor Charlemagne lost a food taster to mandrake poisoning. (PROSE: The Lonely Computer) In the 41st century, Erimem tricked Sekhmet into drinking her blood which was poisoned with distilled mandrake root that was contained in Erimem's signet ring. (AUDIO: The Bride of Peladon) Behind the scenes[edit | edit source] The mandrake plant (genus Mandragora) belongs to the nightshade family, along with tomatoes and potatoes. It is a hallucinogen and can be toxic in large doses. Retrieved from "https://tardis.fandom.com/wiki/Mandrake?oldid=2502930" Categories: Drugs and medicines from the real world Plants from the real world Psychoactive substances Poisons from the real world Anatomy and physiology from the real world + cat Cancel Save Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.