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Indian Nightshade
Solanum khasianum
Uses: Medicinal Duration: Perennial (hardy in zones 11+)
When to Sow: Spring/Anytime Ease of Germination: Easy
Berries are important commercial source of the glycoalkaloid solasodine, a raw material used for the production of steroidal drugs. Studies on rabbits show it can prevent ovulation. Related species have traditional use for stomach pain and night blindness in rural India. Prickly bush; easy to grow.
S4277 Seeds $2.50/pkt
S4277 Bulk Seeds
Currency: United States Dollar

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