Kalandri - Manipur Medicinal Plants

Common Name

English :Double bean
Hindi :Sem
Manipuri :Kalandri

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family :Fabaceae
Genus :Phaseolus
Species :lunatusĀ  Linn.
Habit :Climbers herb
Parts Used :Leaf, Seed
Mode of Preparation :Seeds eaten fresh or after drying. Green vines used as fodder.
Mode of use :Fresh and Local application
Ingredients :Beans are rich in minerals and protein.
Ailment Treated:Fresh leaves crushed and applied on the head of children to cure worm diseases. Leaves used for insect repellent and insecticide.
Source:Cultivated and marketable.

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