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Latin Name(s): Solanum xanthocarpum / Solanum virginianum / Solanum surattense

English Name(s): Yellow Berried Nightshade

Sanskrit / Indian Name (s): Kantakari


Cure for: The stems, roots, flowers, and fruit are used in herbal medicines. The root is diuretic, expectorant, febrifuge, anodyne and frequently recommended for coughs, dysuria, stone in the bladder, dropsy, asthma, catarrhal fever, pain in the chest, enlargement of the liver and spleen. It also has high concentration of solasodine, a starting material for the manufacture of cortisone and sex hormones. The whole herbis alterative, anthelmintic, aperient, astringent, bitter, digestive, diuretic, expectorant, stomachic and used in the treatment of fevers, coughs, asthma, flatulence, dropsy, heart disease, pain the chest and gonorrhea. Fruits eaten as an anthelmintic and for indigestion.

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