English: Poison Berry, African Eggplant, and Bush Tomato.
Sanskrit: Brihati, Kantakari
Hindi: Badi Kateri, Vanabhanta
Malayalam: Cheruchunda-ചെറുചുണ്ട, Putharichunda പുത്തരിച്ചുണ്ട
Indian Nightshade is a medicinal shrub growing up to 4 feet high, branched and stem are dull white or pale green, armed thorny plant, in the bottom part of the leaves also bearing thorns, flowers are white to pale blue, in clusters ant the branch end fruits or berries are green, in clusters, became orange when ripe.
Useful plant parts:
Root, Fruit, leaf, whole plant
To treat throat and respiratory tract diseases.
Solanine, Carotene, Carpesterol, Diosogenin, B- Sitosterol,
How to prepare medicines:
Juice of this plant is used to treat ringworm, gout, and earache, and when mixed with vinegar can be used for gargling and mouthwash. A decoction of the root is prescribed Ayurveda medicine as a tonic and is also used in a difficult delivery. It is one of Dashamoola (Ten roots)
|Ajamamsa Rasayanam||Gritona Tablet||Patoladi Kashayam|
|Angamarda Prashaman Kashaya||Indukantam Ghritam||Punarvadi Kashayam|
|Ashwagandha Thailam||Kalyanaka Ghrita||Rajanyadi Choornam|
|Ashwagandha Thailam||Kumkumadi Thailm||Sahacharadi Kuzhambu|
|Brihat Chagaladya Ghrita||Maha Panchagavya Ghrita||Sukumara Ghrita|
|Brihat Dashamoola Tailam||Maha Vishagarbha Tailam||Tonset Capsule|
|Brihat Dashamoola Tailam||Mahanarayan thaialam||Vajrakam Kashayam|
|Dasamoola Panchakoladi Kashayam||Maharajaprasarini Thailam||Vasaguluchyadi Kashayam|
|Dasamoolarishtam||Manasamitra Vatakam||Vidaryadi Ghritham|
|Dashamoola Ghrita||Mushikadi Taila||Vishnu Taila|
|Dashamoola Shatpala Ghrita||Nalikerasavam||Yavanyadi Choornam|
|Devdarvadi Kashaya||Nimbamrithasavam||Yogaraja Choornam|
|Dhanwantharam Kuzhambu||Pathyadi Kashayam|
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