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Scientific name of Malabar nightshade: Basella Alba
Name of Malabar nightshade in different languages:
English: Vine spinach, red vine spinach, climbing spinach, creeping spinach, buffalo spinach, Indian spinach and Ceylon spinach.
Sanskrit: Apoedika, Potaki
Malayalam: Vallicheera-വള്ളിച്ചീര, Vashalacheera-വഷളച്ചീര.
Useful plant parts: Leaf, stem
It is a perennial, fast-growing vine, reach to 10 m length, stems are thick, purplish, semi-succulent, leaves are simple, alternately arranged and single, heart-shaped and have a mucilaginous texture, apex tapered, soft and slippery, about 6 to 10 cm long and 4 to 6 cm broad, fruits are green, turns black when ripe, normally contain 3 seeds in the fruits.
Chemical content: ß-carotene, lutein, zea-xanthin, Vitamin A, C.
How to prepare medicines:
It is one of the ingredients in the Ayurveda medicines like:-