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Botanical Name Solanum indicum
Family Solanaceae
Origin Native to India.
Description Brihati is a spiny undershrub that grows up to 1.5 meters in height. The leaves are ovate, hairy, and alternate. The flowers are purple-blue in color and have a funnel-shaped corolla. The fruit is a berry that is green when young and turns yellow when mature.
Parts Used The roots, leaves, and fruits are used in Ayurveda.
Dose The dose varies depending on the preparation and intended use.