Manathakkali Keerai Seeds for Home Garden
Manathakkali or Black Nightshade has excellent medicinal properties and health benefits. All the parts of this plant can be consumed by anyone, including babies and pregnant women. The plant is native to Tropical Indian and Pacific Oceans, including Africa, Indochina, Hawai, and Madagascar. In Tamil Nadu, manathakkali keerai is commonly used to treat upset stomach, stomach, and mouth ulcers, colds, and piles. 100% Organic and Eco-friendly packed. Cultivate your own farm in your home and be healthy.
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Manathakkali plant is a small plant that grows to about 3 feet and it can be commonly found all over India and Africa. The leaves are alternate dark green, long and elongated. Hanging from the leaf axil, the flowers are found in clusters. The flowers have 5 petals, small and white in color. The fruits are small even smaller than peas and are almost purple-black in color. Manathakkali plant contains alkaloids (glycosides, solamargine, alpha, and beta solanine), tannins, saponins, glycosides, flavonoids, proteins (glycine & proline), carbohydrates, and phytosterols. The important compound found in both unripe and ripe fruits is solasodine and manthakkali oil isolated from the plant is a rich source of linoleic acid.
Nutritive Value Of Manathakkali Keerai Seeds:
- Protein: 5.9 g
- Calcium : 410 mg
- Phosphorus: 70 mg
- Iron: 20.5 Mg
- Vitamin C:11 mg
- Niacin:0.9 Mg
- Riboflavin: 0.59 Mg
Health Benefits of Manathakkali Keerai Seeds:
Manathakkali keerai or Black Nightshade consists of rich antioxidant properties. These antioxidants in the food you consume can improve immunity and fight against the free radicals that become the reasons for premature aging of hair and skin. Antioxidant-rich foods can reduce oxidative stress; thus, it eliminates the chances of many illnesses.
Anti Cancer Properties:
Manathakkali can fight against cancer-causing cells also. Chemotherapy is being used to treat recurrent cancers, but natural herbs like manathakkali can prevent recurrent cancers. Manathakkali can be consumed for breast cancer and mouth cancer. It stops cancer-causing cells’ growth because the plant has solamargine, solasonine, solanine, and solasodine.
Anti Diabetic Properties
Scientifically, the manathakkali plant has proved to be the best natural medicine for diabetic patients. Most of the diabetic patients in India have suggested adding manathakkali to their food. Manathakkali is an excellent natural remedy to stabilize blood sugar levels.
Anti Inflammatory Properties
Manathakkali or Black Nightshade has anti-inflammatory properties that reduce the burning effect on swollen fingers and joints pains. The plant can either consumed or applied as a paste on affected areas. The presence of alkaloids in the plant is the reason for this. The Solanin A compound isolated from Black nightshade highly helpful in reducing inflammation. Regular consumption of manathakkali will show significant improvement in pain and inflammation.
Anti Asthma Properties
The ripe berries from the Manathakkali plant have traditionally been used for asthma treatment for a long time. Based on research, petroleum ether extract contains rich anti-asthma properties. The active β-sitosterol compound in these berries can treat asthma. In Hawaii, black nightshade has been used as a natural medicine for treating asthma. g.
Anti Ulcer Properties
significant health benefits of manathakkali keerai or black nightshade are curing ulcers. The anti-ulcer properties in the plant can help anyone with an ulcer. Boil manathakkali in coconut milk and add a pinch of salt and have this soup. You will quickly see the difference in treating ulcer pain. Scientific research showed that manathakkali prevents acid secretion that causes ulcers.
Anti Viral Properties
The antiviral properties of manathakkali are effective in curing hepatitis C, which is the primary reason for most liver problems such as hepatocellular carcinoma and liver cirrhosis. The methanol and chloroform extracts work great against liver problems found in a study, but we can consume water extract of black nightshade also for liver-related issues.
The organic medicine for Jaundice includes manathakkali or black nightshade. The clinical properties of the plant strengthen the liver muscles and prevent them from Jaundice. People who have Jaundice can add black nightshade to their diet. The plant extract from leaves and fruits can treat liver diseases and Jaundice.
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