Binomial Name – Solanum trilobatum
Thuthuvalai (Solanum trilobatum) is found in India and some tropical countries .The plant is full of thorns, including the leaves. It is important to remove these thorns before cooking as the thorns are considered to be mildly toxic. The herb can be stored in powdered form by drying the leaves under shade and making a powder out of it. It is used to treat fever and common cold.
Fruits of this plant are used for treating cough, hiccups, and fatigue. It is also used for improving the quality of semen. Tender leaves of this plant are considered as a remedy for cough, intestinal worms and are even believed to improve memory