Medicinal use:

Solanum torvum contains solasonine, solasodine, solamargine, and solanine. Those contents have been proven to reduce risks of cancer, such as cervical cancer, breast cancer, gastric cancer, colon cancer and many more. You should consume Solanum Torvum regularly to get the best result.
It is also used in the treatment of diabetes, Indigestion, and diarrhea.

About the plant:

Pea eggplant (Solanum Torvum) is an evergreen, sparingly-armed, spreading or scrambling, a slender shrub growing from 1 Р4 meters. It is increasing in popularity as a food and is occasionally cultivated as a home garden crop, is said to be especially popular in Thailand

Vernacular names:

English: Turkey Berry
Hindi: Bhurat, Bhankatiya
Marathi: Marang
Tamil: Sundaikkai
Malayalam: Anachunda
Telugu: Kottuvastu
Kannada: Sundekkayi
Bengali: Tita bagoon
Assamese: Bhi-tita.

How to use:

Turkey Berries can be made into a nice soup when they are processed. Most people take the berries and put them in a plastic bag and pound them until they break open. Then the berries are rinsed in 4 changes of water and the seeds removed. And Turkey Berries can also be made into a gravy for meats and veggies. Also, some people fry these little green gems in clarified butter and use them in all kinds of dishes such as curries, soups, stews.


Consult an Ayurvedic Doctor before consuming the herb.