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2012 (Vol. 3, Issue: 4)
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Solenum nigrum as Potent Therapy: A Review

Jabar Zaman Khan Khattak, Zubair Anwar, Sumiya Aftab, Muhammad Afzal, Mazhar Islam and Anwar Khan
Corresponding Author:  Zubair Anwar 

Key words:  Anti-convulsant, anti inflammatory , anti-neoplastic, antiseptic, , ,
Vol. 3 , (4): 185-189
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December 02, 2011 January 04, 2012 August 25, 2012

Solanum nigrum (European Black Nightshade or locally just "black nightshade", present in the flora of Europe, Serbia. It grows in different types of habitats like as weed, in crops, ruderal habitats, along the roads, fences and neglected places. They are semi cultivated in most countries and largely utilized as a vegetable and fruit source. Solanum nigrum has very much importance as a medicinal plant. There leaves are used as poultice for rheumatic gouty joints, in skin diseases, as anti tuberculosis and are said to produce diaphoresis. Leaves are also used in dropsy, nausea and nervous disorders. This herb also exhibit anti-tumor activity, anti-neoplastic activity against Sarcoma 180 in mice, anti inflammatory and anti-convulsant activity as well and is also used in the treatment of liver diseases. Fresh juice of this herb is used for curing fever and alleviating pain.
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Jabar Zaman Khan Khattak, Zubair Anwar, Sumiya Aftab, Muhammad Afzal, Mazhar Islam and Anwar Khan, 2012. Solenum nigrum as Potent Therapy: A Review.  British Journal of Pharmacology and Toxicology, 3(4): 185-189.
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