Manipuri :Sing khanga
Species :torvum. Swartz.
Habit :Prickly shrub
Parts Used :Fruit
Mode of Preparation :Fruit crushed & squeezed for juice. Fruit crushed for decoction.
Mode of use :Decoction, Fresh
Ingredients :Fruits contain sterolin (sitosterol-d-glucoside) and gluco-alkaloid solasonine (0.1%).
Ailment Treated:Fruit extract is given in cough and tonsillitis. Fruit decoction is good for spleen enlargement and cough.
Source:Generally grown wild both in valley and hill areas.