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Thorn Apple (Devil’s Apple)

August 18, 2012

Thorn Apple is an erect succulent annual shrub which grows throughout India especially in the Western Ghats  and is untended land, roadsides and farms. The plant is useful in treating asthma , cough ,fever ,ulcer and skin diseases  Traditionally the roots are used to treat rabid dog  bites and even insanity and the leaves are useful to treat epilepsy.

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