Solanum nigrum flowers


Solanum nigrum flowers

Solanum nigrum 1


Ayurvedic uses :-
S. nigrum is an important ingredient in traditional Indian medicines. Infusions are used in dysentery, stomach complaints and fever.

The juice of the plant is used on ulcers and other skin diseases.

The fruits are used as a tonic, laxative, appetite stimulant; and also for treating asthma and “excessive thirst”.

Traditionally the plant was used to treattuberculosis

Solanum nigrum flowers


Uses :-

Ripe berries and cooked leaves of edible strains are used as food in some locales; and plant parts are used as a traditional medicine.

Solanum nigrum flower


Common names :- European black nightshade or Black nightshade, Duscle, Garden nightshade, Garden huckleberry ,Hound’s berry, Petty morel, Wonder berry, Small-fruited black nightshade.

Solanum nigrum flowers


Scientific classification

Kingdom:             Plantae

(unranked):        Angiosperms

(unranked):        Eudicots

(unranked):        Asterids

Order:   Solanales

Family:  Solanaceae

Genus: Solanum

Species:               S. nigrum

Binomial name : Solanum nigrum