Turkey berry

The Scientific name of Turkey berry: Solanum Rudepannum

Name of Turkey berry  in different languages:-

English: Devil’s Fig, Prickly Nightshade

Hindi: Kantakari

Malayalam: Anachunda-ആനച്ചുണ്ട, Kattuchunda

Useful plant parts: Whole plant, fruit

Plant description:

Turkey berry is an evergreen shrub usually growing 2 or 3 m in height, with a single stem at ground level and have branches above, its stem and leaf have throne, bark is gray in color, flowers are white, with clusters ,Fruits are green with white line over it fruits are also seen in clusters, fruits are berries tiny green spheres about 1 cm diameter, The roots are white.

Leaf Arrangement

Shape-palmate Margin-Lobate Venation-Reticulate

Medicinal uses:

treatment of hyperactivity, colds and cough, diabetes, pimples, skin diseases, and leprosy.

Chemical contents:

Sapogenin steroid, cholecalciferol, Methyl caffeate

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