Botanical name - Withania somnifera
Family - Solanacea

An erect branching plant of up to 5 feet. Fomentation of leaves applied for boils, swollen hands and feet. Paste of leaves applied to kill body lice and over carbuncles. Ointment of leaves in oil applied for bedsores and wounds. Paste of leaves and roots applied over carbuncles, ulcers, swellings and granular swellings.