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Are blueberries a nightshade plant?

All nightshade plants contain compounds called alkaloids. And solanine isn't only found in nightshades—blueberries and artichokes contain it, too.

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Moreover, is Basil a nightshade?

Flaxseed & olive oils, vegetables, including sweet potatoes (a different botanical family) and many other spices like black pepper (again not in the same family), garlic, ginger, basil, rosemary and more.

Furthermore, are goji berries a nightshade? Goji Berries (and Other Berries) Goji berries fall into the nightshade family, according to PennState Extension. Other berries in the nightshade family include garden huckleberries, ground cherries and cape gooseberries, but not normal gooseberries or blueberries.

Similarly, what fruits are in the nightshade family?

Meet the Nightshade (Solanaceae) Family:

  • Tomatoes.
  • Tomatillos.
  • Eggplant.
  • Potatoes.
  • Goji Berries.
  • Tobacco.
  • Peppers (bell peppers, chili peppers, paprika, tamales, tomatillos, pimentos, cayenne, etc)

Are hot peppers part of the nightshade family?

Members of the family Solanaceae, common nightshades include white (but not sweet) potatoes, eggplant, tomatoes, and peppers, both the eye-watering chilies and the sweeter bell peppers.

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