In this post, we are going to talk about the medicinal uses of yellow-berried nightshade and ways to use it. Let’s start!
Solanum xanthocarpum is the scientific name for the yellow-berried nightshade, which is also known by its common name. This herb, which can be found growing on waste sites, has very sharp spines and is bright green in color. It gives rise to a number of branches, each of which is covered in yellow spines that are straight and can measure up to 1.3 centimeters in length.
The ovate or elliptic shape of the spiny leaves can range in length from 5 to cm on this plant. The leaves have sharp prickles that are yellow in color and can be found along the midribs and the nerves.
The petals of the blooms are around 12 centimeters in length and have a purple coloration. The fruit or berry, which can be bright yellow or white in color and ranges in diameter from 1.3 to 3 centimeters, contains a large number of seeds.
Yellow-Berried Nightshade’s Medicinal Uses:
An appetizer and laxative and more
Using a decoction made from the roots of the plant, it can:
- Strengthens and gives tone to the stomach
- Expels worms from the body
- Be useful in bronchitis, asthma, fever
- Treat ozena which is an offensive-smelling discharge from the nose, painful or difficult urination,
- Be used to treat lumbago which is a pain in the lumbar region of the vertebral column, pains, piles, diseases of the heart, congestion of the liver;
- Be used as an expectorant for the control of cough; relieves muscular pains; for
May Help Aid Boils and Scabies
Asthma, cough, boils, and scabies can all be treated with the decoction made from the seeds.
Eases Sore Throat
When applied topically, the juice of the berry might help soothe a sore throat.
In the treatment of toothache, fumigants made from the vapor produced by burning the seeds of this plant have a very good reputation.
In order to treat rheumatism, the juice extracted from the leaves of the yellow-berried nightshade plant is combined with ground black pepper.