Lam khamen

Scientific Name
Group : Angiosperm
Family : Solanaceae
Genus : Solanum
Species : myriscanthum Dunal.
Common Name
English Name : -
Hindi Name : -
Manipuri Name : Lam khamen
Other Details
Habit : Profuse spiny undershrub
Parts Use : Stem, Leaf, Fruit
Preparation : Unripe fruit crushed with water for paste.
Mode of use : Fresh
Ingredients : The berries contain solasodine, solakhasianin and diosgenin.
Ailment Treated : Fruit is used in skin diseases and muscular sprain. Paste of unripe fruit and tender shoots after warming is applied to swellings due to sprain, particularly of leg muscles.
Source : Generally grown in the wasteland, roadside and fields.

Lam khamen
Lam khamen