Mako Dana | (100gm) | مکودانہ


Mako Dana is Alterative repercussive, sedative, febrifuge, demulcent, diaphoretic, diuretic, resolvent of (warm) inflammations, hydragogue, expectorant.

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Mako Dana at sknatural are berries of plant Solanum miniatum Bernh. ex Willd. It belongs to family “Solanaceae”. People use its leaves and fruit (berries). It is cold and dry in second degree.

Black nightshade, a common herb or short-lived perennial shrub, thrives in various habitats, from wooded areas to disturbed landscapes. It typically reaches heights ranging from 30 to 120 cm (12 to 47 in). Its leaves measure 4.0 to 7.5 cm in length and 2 to 5 cm  in width. Hence, exhibiting an ovate to heart-shaped morphology with wavy or large-toothed edges. Both surfaces of the leaves can be either hairy or hairless, with petioles measuring 1 to 3 cm in length. Hence, featuring a winged upper portion.

The flowers of black nightshade boast greenish to whitish petals that recurve as they age, surrounding prominent bright yellow anthers. Its berry typically ranges from 6 to 8 mm in diameter and appears dull black or purple-black. In certain regions like India, another strain of black nightshade exists, characterized by berries that turn red when ripe.

Other names:

Arabic Name(s): ‘Anbul Saalab, Sabrinah
Urdu Name(s): Mako, Kanwah Kothi, Gach mach, Karmachu,Tekhankai, Pat-Pirun
English Name(s): Black night shade

Recommended dosage:

5-7 g

Medicinal uses:

The dried berries of Mako dana treat inflammations of the liver and abdominal viscera, as well as cases of dropsy and anasarca. They administer them both systemically and locally. Similarly, they combine the juice of the leaves or leaves used as a poultice with other suitable drugs and give them internally or apply them externally in conditions such as skin diseases, rheumatic and gouty joints, where these preparations prove highly effective.

Moreover, the freshly prepared juice, when taken in recommended doses, benefits gonorrhea, inflammatory swellings, and chronic cirrhosis (enlargement) of the liver and spleen. Freshly prepared syrup from the plant or berries serves as a cooling drink during fevers, promoting perspiration (acting as a diaphoretic) and reducing fevers. Additionally, they apply warm leaves to painful and swollen testicles to provide relief.

A decoction of mako dana and flowers proves effective against cough. In cases of burning sensation, burns, or boils, as well as in wounds from which secretions are coming out, and in cancerous or ulcerated wounds, they apply its paste. In conditions like diphtheria, tonsillitis, and inflammations of the tongue, when combined with Cassia fistula seeds kernel or pulp, they use it as gargles.

Furthermore, they use warm water from the leaves as drops in cases of eye and ear infections. Mako Dana

Additional information

Weight 0.12 kg


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