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Black Nightshade Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

Repertory
General Name
Black Nightshade
English Name
Black Nightshade
Botanical Name
Solanum Nigrum
Hindi Name
Makoya, Makoi
Chinese Name
Long Kui
Homeopathic Name
Solanum Nigrum   -   Mother Tincture

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Action of Black Nightshade

Highly Effective

Nutrients in Black Nightshade

Taste of
Black Nightshade

Nature of
Black Nightshade

Cold

Parts Used

Stems, Fruit, leaves, Whole Plant

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Black Nightshade

Consult a health care specialist before taking Black Nightshade.
It is quite poisonous and if taken in higher dose it may cause :
Nausea
Headache
Diarrhea
Dizziness
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Description

Black Nightshade is a plant.
It is perennial.
It belongs to Solanaceae family.
It grows in a temperate climate
It grows up to One Meter.

The Homeopathic medicine , Solanum Nigrum is best used to treat :
Black discoloration of parts.
Diuretic in Cardiac Dropsy.

In TCM :
Black Nightshade : Long Kui
Meridians associated : Lung, Urinary Bladder, and Stomach

Note : Agrimony is used for enhancing the antitumor effects of Black Nightshade.
 

Origin

Common Names

 
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Materia Medica for Black Nightshade

Black Nightshade General

Black Nightshade is found in wooden areas and is used to treat a number of disorders. It has white flowers and bears green fruits when raw. On ripened the fruits turns purple black and there is another set of berries that turns red when they ripen.
Its leaf juice is effective in curing Mouth Ulcers and Fever.
It helps in reducing Earache.
It is a good herbal remedy for Asthma and Bronchitis.
It combats Stomach Problems like Stomach Cramps, Flatulence, and Stomach ache.
Black Nightshade counters Cirrhosis of the Liver. It also protects Liver and fights against Jaundice.
A decoction prepared from its leaves and stem is a good herbal cure for Diuresis.
Haemorrhoids is effectively treated by Black Nightshade.
Its leaf juice is beneficial to counter Difficult Menses.
It helps in curing Rheumatic Pain and Gout.
It is helpful in the treatment of measles.
It also helps in relieving pain associated with Heart.
It acts a tonic for those who are dealing with Anorexia.
Solanum Nigrum is used for the treatment of Chronic fever.
Being anti diarrheal in nature, it cures Diarrhea and symptoms associated with it.
It provides strength and energy to the body.
This herb is used as a Blood Purifier.
It aids in treating Night blindness.
It enchances immunity and fight against leucoderma.
It is used in the treatment of Leprosy.
Solanum Nigrum fights against Skin diseases such as Itching or Eczema.
Being anti inflammatory in nature, it reduces inflammation associated with Arthritis and Gout.
It is useful for the treatment of Cancer.
It possesses Narcotic properties.
Its fruit has been used to control Diabetes.
Its juice is beneficial for the treatment of Ringworm.
Its fruit is used as a cosmetic. Rubbing the seeds of its fruit on the cheeks helps remove Freckles.
Decoction prepared from the leaves and roots of this plant is beneficial for Wounds.
The berries of this plant are toxic, but boiling them destroys the toxic substances in it.
Methods of Administration. How to Take.
Raw Berries are mixed in Yogurt with a pinch of Salt. Berries are taken out of the curd and dried in the sun for 12 hours. Then again poured back in the curd mixture prepared earlier. This process continues till all the curd is absorbed and are dried completely. It helps in the reduction of gas formation and other Gastric complaints in the Stomach. Berries fried in Clarified Butter and consumed with cooked rice helps to overcome Acidity.
Caution : Consult a Doctor before consuming it.
Single Herb

Black Nightshade for Abdominal Diseases

Grind the whole plant. Dip 4 teaspoon powder in one liter water for 2 hours. Drink frequently.
For Children : Prepare an infusion of plant. Filter. Use lukewarm as enema.

Black Nightshade for Swelling

Take 5 to 6 Black Nightshade berries. Fry in Ghee. Take once a day.

Black Nightshade for Fever

Prepare infusion of Black Nightshade plant. Drink frequently.

Black Nightshade for Dysentery

Clean Black Nightshade plant. Soak in a jug of water. Drink it after every 2 hours.

Black Nightshade for Gonorrhea

Take out the juice of Black Nightshade leaves. Have one teaspoon with lukewarm water thrice a day.

Black Nightshade for Urinary Tract Infection

Have one teaspoon leaf juice of Black Nightshade with slightly warm water twice a day.

Black Nightshade for Gum Diseases

Chew 4 to 5 cleaned Black Nightshade leaves daily.

Black Nightshade for Bad Breath

Take 50 gram dried Black Nightshade berries. Soak in a jug of water. Swish with lukewarm twice a day.

Black Nightshade for Heart Disease

Take 15 Black Nightshade shoots and leaves. Boil. Eat once a day.

Black Nightshade for Indigestion

Take 15 o 20 Black Nightshade berries. Fry in Ghee. Eat with every meal for 15 days.

Black Nightshade ( Makoya ) Leaves for Aphthous Ulcers

Take 10 gram Black Nightshade ( Makoya ) Leaves. Boil in one glass of water. Swish with lukewarm twice a day.

Black Nightshade ( Makoya ) as Diuretic

Take Black Nightshade ( Makoya ) stem and leaves in equal quantity. Prepare a decoction. Have 2 teaspoons twice a day.

Black Nightshade ( Makoya ) Leaves for Flatulence

Squeeze out the juice of Black Nightshade ( Makoya ) Leaves. Take one teaspoon twice a day.

Black Nightshade ( Makoya ) Leaves for Peptic Ulcer

Have one teaspoon juice of Black Nightshade ( Makoya ) Leaves twice a day.

Black Nightshade ( Makoya ) for Abdominal Diseases

Prepare an infusion of Black Nightshade ( Makoya ). Take one teaspoon thrice a day.

Black Nightshade ( Makoya ) for Burns

Grind Black Nightshade ( Makoya ) with little water to make a paste. Apply it on affected parts twice a day.

Black Nightshade ( Makoya ) for Rheumatism

Make a poultice of Black Nightshade ( Makoya ). Apply it on affected parts.

Black Nightshade ( Makoya ) for Skin Diseases

Apply poultice of Black Nightshade ( Makoya ) on affected parts.

Black Nightshade ( Makoya ) Berries for Ringworm

Grind Black Nightshade ( Makoya ) Berries to make a paste. Apply it on the affected part for 20 minutes.

Black Nightshade ( Makoya ) Leaves for Difficult Menses

Take 2 tablespoons juice of Black Nightshade ( Makoya ) Leaves 4 times a day during menses.

Black Nightshade ( Makoya ) Leaves for Orchitis

Take Black Nightshade ( Makoya ) Leaves. Heat and apply it on affected parts twice a day.

Black Nightshade ( Makoya ) for Cough

Take flowers and berries of Black Nightshade ( Makoya ) in equal quantity. Prepare a decoction. Have 2 tablespoons twice a day.

Black Nightshade ( Makoya ) for Cold

Take one teaspoon decoction of flowers and berries of Black Nightshade ( Makoya ) twice a day.

Black Nightshade for Liver Diseases

Take a drops of fresh extract of Black Nightshade for 2-3 days.
Note : Large dosage can be poisonous.

Black Nightshade for Freckles

Rub the seeds of Black Nightshade on the skin to clear Freckles.

Black Nightshade for Diabetes

Include the fruit of Black Nightshade in your daily diet.

Black Nightshade for Skin Diseases

Rub the fruit juice of Black Nightshade on the Affected area.

Black Nightshade for Tumors

Prepare an ointment from the leaves of Black Nightshade and apply on the affected parts.

Black Nightshade for Edema

Take One tablespoon powder of the dried Black Nightshade leaves with water twice a day.

Black Nightshade for Spleen Enlargement

Take 2 teaspoons of Black Nightshade syrup twice a day.

Black Nightshade for Stomach Problems

Drink the unrefined leaf juice of Black Nightshade once daily. You can also mix with any other juice.

Black Nightshade for Earache

Take out the juice from the leaves of Black Nightshade. Use this juice as ear drops to get relief from pain in ears.

Black Nightshade for Toothache

Boil Black Nightshade berries in water in one glass of water. Let it cool. Strain it and extract the juice of berries by grinding it. Gargle and rub the juice on the affected area, two times a day.

Black Nightshade for Dipsia

Black Nightshade berries act as a tonic and provide relief from Dipsia.
Consume Black Nightshade berries.

Black Nightshade for Tuberculosis

Prepare a decoction, made of Black Nightshade leaves and one cup of water. Strain and drink it.
It is helpful in treating Tuberculosis.

Black Nightshade for Jaundice

Prepare a decoction of Black Nightshade leaves and berries in one cup of water. Strain and drink it.
This decoction also aids Liver Diseases.

Black Nightshade for Asthma

Boil Black Nightshade roots in one cup of water for 10 minutes. Strain and drink it.
This remedy is useful against Asthma.

Black Nightshade for Dysuria

Make a decoction of Black Nightshade leaves and stems in one cup of water. Strain and drink it.
This decoction act as a Diuretic.

Black Nightshade for Digestive Disorders

Prepare a decoction of Black Nightshade leaves in one cup of water. Strain and drink it.
 
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Herbal Treatment For Arthritis 8

Take out the juice of Fresh Black Nightshade ( Makoya in India ). Add equal amount of Sesame oil ( Til ka Tel in India ), Ginger ( Adrak in India ) powder and two tablespoons Mustard oil ( Sarson Ka Tel in India ). Mix and Boil them. Apply on the affected part twice a day.

Herbal Treatment For Rheumatism 6

Mix equal quantity of Fresh Black Nightshade juice, Sesame oil, Ginger powder and two tablespoons of Mustard oil. Boil. Strain. Apply lukewarm on the affected part twice a day.

Herbal Treatment For Gum Diseases 5

Take equal amount of Black Nightshade leaves and Green Gram. Boil. Add salt according to the taste. Drink one cup daily.

Herbal Treatment For Black Nightshade for Aphthous Ulcers

Prepare an infusion of Black Nightshade berries. Use it as a mouth wash.

Herbal Treatment For Bad Breath 5

Take 10 to 15 Black Nightshade berries, one teaspoon crushed Garlic, 4 Cardamom and one tablespoon Fenugreek seeds. Roast, now Boil in a jug of water. Swish with this lukewarm water twice a day.

Herbal Treatment For Cough 28

Fry a handful of Black Nightshade berries, 10 gram crushed Garlic, 4 Cardamom and one tablespoon Fenugreek seeds. Boil in one liter water. Gargle with this lukewarm water twice a day.

Herbal Treatment For Jaundice 8

Take a handful of dried Black Nightshade berries, 30 grams Crushed Cumin and 30 grams crushed Coriander seeds. Soak them in a jug of water together overnight. Have one cup twice a day.

Herbal Treatment For Hepatitis 1

Soak, 5 dried Black Nightshade berries, one teaspoon Crushed Cumin and one teaspoon crushed Coriander seeds in two cups of water, overnight. Take one cup twice a day.
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Queries on Black Nightshade
Subhash kumar ( Uttrakhand )
24 Aug 2016
how should we use the solanum nigrum in heart valv desies? and which part of the plant is more beneficial for the desies.

in which case consumption of solanum nigrum becomes poisonous.
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Herbpathy
29 Aug 2016
Subhash
Please explain your problem in detail.
What all are the symptoms ?
Did you get yourself diagnosed by a doctor ?
Are you taking any medications ? We assume that you are talking about Heart disorders. Write back to us and mention everything in detail.
 
This advice is for educational purpose only. It is not intended to replace a doctor. Please consult your doctor before taking any herb.
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Mindus2488@gmail.com
06 May 2017
BLACK MOLD EXPOSURE! 1) ASSPERGUILIOUS PENNICILLIUM
2) CHEATONIOUM full Systematic infection ! Plz help! T/y!
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R. srinivas ( Telagana India )
13 Sep 2016
I fatty leaver ag44 wt72kg remove the best advice
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Herbpathy
14 Sep 2016
Please explain in detail. We could not understand your problem.
You are suffering from fatty Liver ?
For that Take Kutki Powder.
One teaspoon every morning with a glass of water. Take this for one week only. Only one week.
 
This advice is for educational purpose only. It is not intended to replace a doctor. Please consult your doctor before taking any herb.
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Benard ( Nigeria )
24 Oct 2016
Hi am Benard i was diagnosed of hepatitis b 4 years ago i have taken medical treatment but up till now i still feel weak, tired,back pain and sleeping all the time please is there remedy for me?
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Herbpathy
27 Oct 2016
Benard
Please let us know, that are you fully cured of Hepatitis. Are you facing this problem since than, Since 4 years ?
Mention, if you are taking any sort of medication for all these problems. Is there any other problem that you were diagnosed of, in the past ? Answers to all these questions are important before we suggest you a cure
 
This advice is for educational purpose only. It is not intended to replace a doctor. Please consult your doctor before taking any herb.
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Haneul
01 Dec 2016
Hi
My granny is diagnosed with weak heart valve and low blood supply to heart.she gets tired easily her heartbeat becomes fast..her coughing is not cured from any remedy since many months..and has constipation often.doesn't have diabetes or any other major diseases.please suggest her some herbal treatment for this.
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Chandan
09 Dec 2016
Did you get her diagnosed by a cardiologist ?. If not, then please you must, as she is aged and any recommendation without a diagnosis might be dangerous. The best herb for heart is Garlic and Hawthorn. But, first get her diagnosed please.
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Devika ( Malaysia )
08 Jan 2017
I am facing gastric problem. And I read in Internet that the leaves of solanum nigaram can mix with coconut milk and prepared as soup and consume it for a week to cure stomach ulcer and gastric problem. Is it safe to consume like that? And what is the dosage of leaves if i were to consume it daily for a week?
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Rianah
23 Jan 2017
If you suffer from any Stomach problems, then you can consume the fresh juice of leaves of this herb for that. Take it once every day for a week. Do not take more than 50 ml. High dosage may be toxic.
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S.k.goyal ( India/Rajasthan )
13 Jan 2017
Sir I am suffering from kidney failure and going through dialisys twice a week . my bp is also high . sodium potassium levels are just on safe margin . please suggest me herbal treatment.
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Chaman Kalra ( India )
23 Jan 2017
Dear S.K Goyal.
It is suggested tat you start by taking Land Caltrops capsule, daily one, for a month.
Take Crateava Nurvala tincture and have it everyday. 5 drops , for a month.
Have a bowl of drumstick soup every day.
take Punarnava water extract ,10 drops regularly, every day for 2 months. All these herbs will take a very good care of your Kidneys.
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Vidya Gajre ( India / maharastra )
03 Feb 2017
Hi i want black Nightshade, how to get that? please give me any contact no.
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Raghuraj
03 Feb 2017
Vidya Gajre. Buy it from any herbal store. You will have to do your own research. Herbpathy is an informative website.
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Dr. Tawamba celestin
06 Feb 2017
Hi Vidya Gajre, i am a herbalist and do in tghe supply of medicinal herbs, i will be glad to be your supplier for the said herb black nightshade, just tell which quantity you require, you can contact me via the business email address mention below; medicorexploitationline@gmail.com or feel free to call me at +237 697807815 for more details. I shall be looking forward for your reply, thanks. Best regards
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Zunaira ( Romania/bucharest )
08 Apr 2017
need to ask if blacknightshade helps in loosing weight?
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Rituraj
10 Apr 2017
The distilled extract of this herb can be used to reduce weight.
But, the Best herbs for this are Fennel, Fenugreek, Horsegram and Apple Cider Vinegar. Try any of these herbs Drink a glass of hot water, with a table spoon of Apple Cider Vinegar added it it. Every day for 2 months.
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Debbie ( Canada )
05 Jun 2017
I have ovarian cancer and now my abdomen is swollen with ascetis what homeopathic or herbal remedies will reduce the ffluid?
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Herbpathy
29 Jun 2017
Dear Debbie
Try the following Herbs.
Have Carrot and Beetroot juice 3 times every day. Add 1 lemon also.
Have a cup of fresh Wheat Grass juice every day.
Have 50 gm of Jack fruit every day. But make sure you only eat ripped Jack fruit.
Have 1 tablespoon of Turmeric powder every day with some black pepper powder.
Take these remedies for 1 month and see the results
 
This advice is for educational purpose only. It is not intended to replace a doctor. Please consult your doctor before taking any herb.
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Mel ( New Zealand )
18 Jun 2017
Hi my mum has a swollen ankle for months now and its due to water trapped in there, what can she take for the swelling?
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Herbpathy
14 Jul 2017
Does she feel swelling in other parts of the body as well ? Is she suffering from Edema ? Please get her Kidney Function Test done, we hope it is normal. Any other symptoms, if she has noticed, can be shared. Share as many symptoms as you can. But, first get her Kidney function test done.
 
This advice is for educational purpose only. It is not intended to replace a doctor. Please consult your doctor before taking any herb.
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TARIQ ( SAUDI ARABIA )
14 Sep 2017
I have moderate gastritis and also I am taking blood pressure medicine. I go through stress test ECG many time and clear from cardio side but have blood pressure. I also have anxiety problems thinking and too much fear about health now i am sitting almost 8 to 9 hours daily, feeling swelling on my both ankles and after laying on bed it goes back to normal with in 20 minute. Daily morning walking jogging at least 30 minute. Also have some time pain under left rib cage. following test i did so for.
ECG = Normal
Stress Test = Normal
Berium X ray = GRED a Little
ultra Sound = Normal
Endo Scopy = Moderate Gastritis no ulcer at all
Cretenine = 1.2
Sugar = 97

Why my ankle are swelling and pain some time under left rib and center chest bone.
Can i take herb Kasni and makoh to gather with soking in water overnight.
Kindly answer by email.
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