Hawaimubi - Manipur Medicinal Plants

Common Name

English :Broad bean
Hindi :Bakla
Manipuri :Hawaimubi

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family :Fabaceae
Genus :Vicia
Species :faba  Linn.
Habit :Hispid tall herb
Parts Used :Leaf, Pod and Seed
Mode of Preparation :Pods are used for preparation of traditional chutney called as “eronba”. Leaves crushed for decoction.`
Mode of use :Decoction and Fresh
Ingredients :Seeds contain high percentage of protein besides carbohydrates, fatty oil and minerals. Tender pods are rich in Vitamin A, B and C. Plant contain high amount of carotene.
Ailment Treated:Decoction of leafy shoot is diuretic. Seeds are aphrodisiac. Pods and seeds are digestive.
Source:Cultivated extensively in valley areas.

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