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  Solanum donianum walp
 
Scientific Name  Solanum donianum walp
Family Name  Solanaceae
Common Name  Potato Tree, Salvadora; Solanum verbascifolium sensual L.
Photo link  http://www.swsbm.com/Images/S/Solanum_carolinense.jpg
Studies on Diabetes  Folk uses of Solanum spp. include diabetes (Kay 1996), but None
Other Uses  Folk uses include fever, antibacterial and antiinflammatory actions (Kay 1996).
Formulations used by  Informants  Commercially prepared hot infusion (Diabetea).
Phytochemistry  Solanine, solafloridine and other alkaloids, saponins, and tanins (Kay 1996).
Potential Adverse  Effects  Solanine (found in green parts of fruits)can be toxic (Kay 1996).
Potential Medication  Interactions  No clinical medication interactions were found.
References  http://www.itis.usda.gov/index.html

 

 

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