Solanum virginianum flowers


Solanum virginianum flowers and fruits


Solanum virginianum flowers


Ayurvedic uses :-

A decoction of root is taken twice a day for seven days to treat cough, asthma and chest pain.

Yellow fruit nightshade


It is a medicinal plant used in India, but the fruit is poisonous.

Solanum virginianum flower

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Common names :- Yellow-fruit nightshade, Yellow-berried nightshade.

Solanum virginianum flowers


Scientific classification

Kingdom:             Plantae

(unranked):        Angiosperms

(unranked):        Eudicots

(unranked):        Asterids

Order:   Solanales

Family:  Solanaceae

Genus: Solanum

Species:               S. virginianum

Binomial name : Solanum virginianum

Vetiveria Zizanoides flowers


Ayurvedic uses :-

It has anti-inflammatory and antiseptic effects that provide relief from inflammations in circulatory system and nervous system.

It is useful in rheumatism, arthritis, gout, muscular aches, dryness and cracking of skin etc.

The oil of khus khus has sedative effect and aids in the treatment of emotional outbursts, such as anger, anxiety, epileptic and hysteric attacks, restlessness, nervousness, etc.

Vetiveria Zizanoides roots


Vetiveria Zizanoides


Scientific Classification :

Kingdom: Plantae

Subkingdom: Tracheobionta

Superdivision: Spermatophyta

Division: Magnoliophyta

Class: Liliopsida

Subclass: Commelinidae

Order: Cyperales

Family: Poaceae (Grass family)

Genus: Vetiveria

Species: Vetiveria zizanioides

Vetiveria Zizanoides


Common names :-Khas Khas, Cuscus and Vetivert.

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