Accession Number: pdtdbp00029

Details of the Plant

Plant Name : Kandankathiri
Alternative Names : Solanum Xanthocarpum, Kateli, Kandakarichunda, Kandankattiri, Indian Solanum, கண்டங்கத்திரி, முள்கத்திரி
Scientific Name : Solanum Indicum
Medicinal Parts : Fruit, Leaf, Root, Seed, Flower
Plant Category : Herb
2° Metabolites (4/20) :
Acetylcholine, Apigenin, Caffeic acid, Carpesterol, Chronogenic acid, Diosgenin, Fatty acid, Histamine, Isochlorogenic acid, Lanosterol, Neochronogenic acid, Potassium Nitrate, Quercetin, β-Sitosterol, Solamargine, Solanocarpidine, Solanocarpine, Solasodine, Solasonine, Tomatidenol
Phytochemical IDs : pdtdbl00105, pdtdbl00070, pdtdbl00038, pdtdbl00027
Plant Description :
  1. Solanum xanthocarpum is useful in treating worms, cold, hoarseness of voice, fever, dysuria, enlargement of the liver, muscular pain, spleen and stone in the urinary bladder.
  2. Nasal administration of Solanum xanthocarpum is beneficial in migraine, asthma and headache.
  3. The juice of the berries is used in curing sore throat.
  4. The fumigation of Solanum xanthocarpum is helpful in piles.
  5. The herb is made to a paste and applied on swollen and painful joints to reduce the pain and swelling in arthritis.
  6. Roots and seeds are used as an expectorant in asthma, cough and pain in chest.
  7. The decoction of the root is given with honey, to treat cough.
  8. Its stem, flowers and fruits, being bitter and carminative, are used for relieving burning sensation in the feet.
  9. Solanum xanthocarpum fruits also facilitate seminal ejaculation, alleviate worms, itching, and fever and reduce fats.
  10. The fruit works as an aphrodisiac in males.
  11. The herb is helpful in treating respiratory disorders like bronchial asthma, cough and bronchitis
  12. Its seeds are helpful for treating irregular menstruation and dysmenorrheal in females.
Plant Keywords : Kandankathiri, Solanum Indicum, Solanum Xanthocarpum, Kateli, Kandakarichunda, Kandankattiri, Indian Solanum, கண்டங்கத்திரி, முள்கத்திரி
Plant References :
  1. http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-herbs/solanum-xanthocarpum.html
  2. http://www.impgc.com/plantinfo_A.php?id=878
  3. http://www.science20.com/humboldt_fellow_and_science/blog/solanum_indicum_linn_related_spp_brinajal_has_great_medicinal_value
Kandankathiri

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