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Cowpea Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

Repertory
General Name
Cowpea
English Name
Cow Pea , Cowpea
Botanical Name
Vigna Unguiculata
Hindi Name
Lobiya, Lobea
Chinese Name
Dou Jiao

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Action of Cowpea

Nutrients in Cowpea

Taste of
Cowpea

Parts Used

Seeds

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Cowpea

Avoid use during Pregnancy and Breastfeeding.
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Description

Cow Pea is a vine.
It is an annual.
It grows in tropical and sub tropical climate.
It grows upto 2 M.
Best used for Jaundice.
 
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Queries on Cowpea
James ( Colombo, Sri Lanka, )
17 Mar 2016
What impact on thyroid gland please
RgdsJames
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Herbpathy
18 Mar 2016
Dear James
The nutrients present in Cow pea make it an essential Herb in relation to Thyroid. Cow pea is quite high in Iodine. Deficiency of Iodine leads to enlargement of Thyroid Gland and causes Goitre. So if you feel your body is not getting enough iodine. This Herb is the best bet. Fresh Cowpeas are a high source of Zinc. And zinc is known to aid in the Thyroid function. It cures Hypothyroidism. But in case you are suffering from Hyperthyroidism. Then this Herb must be avoided. The usage of the Herb depends on your condition.
 
This advice is for educational purpose only. It is not intended to replace a doctor. Please consult your doctor before taking any herb.
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Susan ( Kenya )
12 Jun 2017
I consumed cow pea leafs
i got headaches and Abdominal bloating
What could be the problem
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Ria ( India )
10 Jul 2017
Susan. Why did you take Cow Pea leaf ? What is the disease that you are suffering from. Yes, it could possibly be the side effect. Are you taking any other medication too ?
How much did you take, also share the form in which you took it, raw form, decoction of leaves or any other form .
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Ps ( INDIA )
24 Jul 2017
May I know in general,How much Cowpea sprouts can be used in a day?
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Valerie nyaruviro ( Zimbabwe )
28 Sep 2018
How true is it that cow peas have a drawing salve effect like G&I according to traditional source use
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