Kanda Kathiri( Solanum Trilobatum)-200 gms


Botanical: Solanum Xanthocarpum/ Solanum Surattense/Solanum virginianum/,

English: Yellow-berried Nightshade,

Hindi:  Kateli, Choti kateri/Bhatakataiyya, Rengani,

Kannada:  Raamagulla,  Nelagulla,

Telugu: Vrakudu,

Tamil:  Kantankattari


Kandankathiri is called yellow fruit-Night Shade English and its botanical name is Solanum xanthocarpum (former name) and the new name is Solanum Surattense | Solanum virginianum.  The whole plant is covered with thorns and the fruit small version of our egg plant with thorns but looks like. Each part of kandankathiri is used as medicine and as this plant is readily available, you should try to make good use of it.


  • The plant kandankathiri is the antioxidant activity
  • kandankathiri having antibacterial activity
  • kandankathiri leaves is very effective in preventing liver damage due to toxicity.
  • It is used for cold and cough

Kantkari is used in Ayurveda, Siddha and Unani to treat variety of diseases.
It is useful in treating worms, cough, hoarseness of voice, fever, painful urination, enlargement of the liver, muscular pain, and stone in the urinary bladder.
In migraine, asthma and headache, leaves juice of kantari is administered through nasal.
The paste of whole plant is applied on swollen and painful joints in arthritis.
This gives relief in the swelling and pain.