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Ingredient Name : Solanum nigrum Linn.

Arabic Name : Inab al-tha’lab, ‘Inab al-dhi’b, Damiyaa

Bengali Name : Gurkamai, Kakmachi

Chinese Name : Huang shui qie, Long kui

English Name : Black Nightshade, Garden Nightshade, Petty Morel, Deadly Nightshade

French Name : Morelle noir

German Name : Schwarzer Nachtschatten, Giftbeere, Hundsbeere, Mondscheinkraut, Saukraut, Sautod

Gujarati Name : Piludi

Hindi Name : Makoi, Makoy, Mako

Kannada Name : Ganikayeagida, Ganikegida, ganike, Ganikesopu, Kage hanninagids

Kashmiri Name : Kambayi

Latin name : Solanum nigrum Linn.

Marathi Name : Kanoni, Ghati

Persian Name : Rubaah Turbuk, Angoor Shifa, Roozbaaragh

Punjabi Name : Mako

Sanskrit Name : Kakmachi, Kakamachika

Urdu Name : Makoh, Mako


The whole plant is alterative, antiperiodic, constipative, demulscent, diaphoretic, diuretic, emollient, expectorant, febrifuge, hepatoprotective, hydragogue, narcotic, sedative and tonic. It is effective in the treatment of cirrhosis of the liver and spleen and is also credited with emollient, antiseptic and laxative properties. It has a protective effect on the liver and has shown hepatoprotective activity in cases of toxicity induced by drugs and chemicals. Useful in chronic enlargement of liver (hepatomegaly).

Also useful in heart diseases, skin diseases, piles, gonorrhoea and inflammatory swellings. Useful in cough and consumption.

Recommended Dosage: 5 to 7 g powder of dried whole plant.

Contraindication: This herb is not recommended during pregnancy or lactation.