Nightshade: 1 definition
Nightshade means something in biology. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
Biology (plants and animals)
1) Nightshade in English is the name of a plant defined with Solanum americanum in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Solanum nigrum var. minor Hook. f. (among others).
2) Nightshade is also identified with Solanum capense.
3) Nightshade is also identified with Solanum nigrum It has the synonym Solanum nigrum Leschen. ex Dunal (etc.).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Encyclopédie Méthodique. Botanique … Supplément (1814)
· Can. J. Plant Sci., (1985)
· Botaniceskjij Žurnal SSSR (1984)
· Indian Journal of Genetics and Plant Breeding (1980)
· Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis (1852)
· Bulletin of Botanical Research (1994)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Nightshade, for example diet and recipes, extract dosage, chemical composition, health benefits, pregnancy safety, side effects, have a look at these references.
This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Ends with (+1): African nightshade, American black nightshade, Ball nightshade, Bitter nightshade, Bittersweet nightshade, Black berry nightshade, Black nightshade, Climbing nightshade, Coiled-flower nightshade, Common nightshade, Eldorets nightshade, Fetid nightshade, Garden nightshade, Glossy nightshade, Malabar nightshade, Mullein nightshade, Papillate nightshade, Spiny nightshade, Stinking nightshade, Water nightshade.
Full-text (+148): Anakranta, Krodaparni, Sprishi, Ajadani, Kantakari, Kuli, Hingulika, Padmamukhi, Nidigdhika, Kshudra, Pracodini, Gojagarika, Kasaghni, Kasaghna, Bhiru, Glossy nightshade, Bittersweet nightshade, Malabar nightshade, Eldorets nightshade, Garden nightshade.
Search found 7 books and stories containing Nightshade; (plurals include: Nightshades). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Terrorists < [October – December, 2001]
Charaka Samhita (English translation) (by Shree Gulabkunverba Ayurvedic Society)
Chapter 18 - The therapeutics of Cough Disorder (kasa-cikitsa) < [Cikitsasthana (Cikitsa Sthana) — Section on Therapeutics]
Chapter 10 - The Pharmaceutics of the Thorny Milk-hedge Plant (sudha-kalpa) < [Kalpasthana (Kalpa Sthana) — Section on Pharmaceutics]
Chapter 27 - The therapeutics of Spastic Paraplegia (urustambha-cikitsa) < [Cikitsasthana (Cikitsa Sthana) — Section on Therapeutics]
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)
Bhesajjakkhandhaka (Chapter on Medicine) (by Hin-tak Sik)
Medicines (a): Roots (Mūla) < [Chapter 4 - Medicinal Substances in the Chapter on Medicine]
The Markandeya Purana (by Frederick Eden Pargiter)
Settlement in Early Historic Ganga Plain (by Chirantani Das)
Part 6 - Agriculture of the Vārāṇasī region < [Chapter V - Rise of Vārāṇasī as a Nodal Centre]