SOLANUM TORVUM/BHANKATIYA/EGGPLANT/KUDANEKAYI/SUNDAIK KAI/CHUNDA FRESH FRUIT (WITH FREE PLANT SEEDS)
Solanum torvum is a bushy, erect and spiny perennial plant used horticulturally as a rootstock for eggplant.The younger stems are green or purplish in colour and sometimes sparsely covered in prickles or thorns (3-7 mm long). They are also densely covered is small star-shaped (i.e. stellate) hairs. Turkey berries contain lots of iron and so very good for treating anemia Turkey Berries are good for digestion and help to treat indigestion, stomachaches, and diarrhea. The berries are also capable of neutralizing acid in the stomach making them important for healing gastric ulcers Add dried powdered leaves of the Turkey Berry plant to cooked berries to control diabetes. They are used to lower blood sugar it can be used to treat skin diseases, ulcers, and abscesses Turkey Berries help regulates menstruation and so help with regular menstrual periods.
People underweight can also blend raw turkey berries with water and take half a glass last thing before going to bed. Drinking this and eating well consistently improves weight gain.The fruit is consumed directly, or as cooked food like Sundakkai Sambar, Sundakkai Poriyal, Sundakkai Aviyal and Sundakkai Puli kulambu. After soaking in curd and drying it is famous.
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