Solanum nigrum BLACK NIGHTSHADE (20 seeds)


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20 seeds BLACK NIGHTSHADE (Solanum nigrum)

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Solanum nigrum, European black nightshade, duscle, garden nightshade, hound's berry, petty morel, wonder berry, small-fruited black nightshade or popolo) is a species in the Solanum genus, native to Eurasia.
Parts of this plant can be highly toxic to livestock and humans.

Nonetheless, ripe berries and cooked leaves of edible strains are used as food in some locales; and plant parts are used as a traditional medicine.

The black nightshade plant has a long history of medicinal usage, dating back to ancient Greece.
It was a traditional European medicine used as a strong sudorific, analgesic and sedative with powerful narcotic properties, but was considered a "somewhat dangerous remedy".

Solanum nigrum is an important ingredient in traditional Indian medicines.
Infusions are used in dysentery, stomach complaints and fever.
The juice of the plant is used on ulcers and other skin diseases.
The fruits of black nightshade are used as a tonic, laxative, appetite stimulant; and also for treating asthma.

Sowing of the black nightshade seeds:
Sow your black nightshade seeds  in a small box of potting soil, do not cover the seeds and then water with a sprayer.
Place your seed box of Solanum nigrum in a warm place and let it grow.
Then transplant the black nightshade seedlings when they are 10 to 15 cm high in a sunny spot, see partial shade.


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Solanum nigrum BLACK NIGHTSHADE (20 seeds)

Solanum nigrum BLACK NIGHTSHADE (20 seeds)

20 seeds BLACK NIGHTSHADE (Solanum nigrum)

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