nightshade, black

nightshade, black,

n Latin name:
Solanum nigrum; parts used: whole plant, fruit; uses: in Ayurveda, considered a rasayana, pacifies kapha dosha (bitter, light, oily), hepatoprotection, antiulcerogenic, antiinflammatory, molluscicide, hepatitis, splenitis, antiseptic gargle, burns, skin infections; precautions: teratogenic, toxicity especially unripe fruit. Also called garden nightshade, kakamachi, makoi, or
Solanum americanum.
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Nightshade, black.
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