Green Harvest

 

Code

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SLX001

Hindi Name

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Kantakari / Kateri 

English Name

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Thorny Night Shade 

Botanical_Name

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Solanum xanthocarpum  

Description 

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Solanum xanthocarpum is a very common herb in India. It is found almost in every part of India. This herb is also found in South East Asia and Australia.
This herb is a member of Solanaceae plant family. Synonyms are Solanum surattense, and Solanum virginianum
This is a very spiny, prostrate, perennial herb. Spines are straight moreover, yellow. The leaves are ovate or elliptic, acute and hairy. The flowers are purple color. The flowers bloom in Oct-
March. The berries are yellow with many seeds. 

Uses

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Extremely useful in all types of coughs and problems related to respiratory system. This herb is useful in curing allergies leading to cough. This also forms a part of Dash Mul (Ten Roots). Roots, Stem, leaves, flowers and fruits are useful parts of this herb as Ayurvedic medicinal herb.