Latin Name

Phaseolus trilobus

English Name

Sanskrit Name


Part Used

The whole plant; mainly Root
(पंचांग, बीज)

Effect on Dosha

Balances all three doshas; especially Vata and Pitta

Properties and Uses

It has nourishing properties and acts as an aphrodisiac. It is used as supplementary in formulations used for chronic diseases causing weakness and debility. Used in the treatment of diarrhoea, piles and mal-absorption syndrome. External application is used in inflammatory conditions, wounds and eye ailments.

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