|SOLANUM TRILOBATUM PLANT|
Solanum trilobatum is a popular medicinal plant used in Indian alternative system of medicines like siddha ,ayurveda , herbal medicines ,folk and home remedy for curing many diseases .It is a thorny creeper that bears bluish purple flowers and small sized fruits belongs to the family of solanaceae with genus solanum native to India especially it is found every were in Tamil Nadu .It is propagated by seeds .It is called kayakalpa moolikai in siddha and ayurvedic medicines .
Common name of this plant is purple fruited pea egg plant ,thai night shade , tamil name of this plant is tudhuvalai ,in sanskrit achuda .This plant is having anti bacterial ,anti fungal and anti tumour activities .This leaves of this plant is having Solamarin phytochemical , antioxidants and many valuable nutrients .It is cheep and easily available having curing properties medicinal plant .
– This leaves are bitter in taste used to cure throat infection ,cold , cough ,headaches ,flu and repeated sneezing .
– It prevents cancers like oral ,uterus and throat cancers because of its anti tumor activity .
– It gives strength to bones because it is rich in calcium .
– It boosts energy
– It improves men ,s fertility and vitality .
– It boosts memory and cure dullness of hearing .
– It improves blood circulation .
– It helps to control diabetes .
– It is good for gastritis ,nerves ,asthma ,eosinophilia ,tuberculosis ,difficulty in breathing ,constipation ,rheumatism ,lung disorders , all digestive problems and respiratory problems .
– We can make various dishes like juice ,kasayam ,soup ,chutney ,rasam ,kuttu ,kulambu etc.from this leaves .
– We can use both fresh and dry leaves powder with honey for curing diseases like asthma ,cough and cold .
– We can add ghee to it for preparing many dishes .