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Hyacinth Bean Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Hyacinth Bean
Glycemic Index / Load
Hyacinth Bean
Botanical Name
Dolichos Lablab, Lablab Purpureus
Hindi Name
Sem, Seim
Chinese Name
Bai Bian Dou, Bian Dou

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Hyacinth Bean Cures


Action of Hyacinth Bean

Nutrients in Hyacinth Bean

Highly Effective

Taste of
Hyacinth Bean

Nature of
Hyacinth Bean


Parts Used

Leaves, Seeds, Roots, Flowers, Pods

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Hyacinth Bean

Do not take it in raw form.
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Hyacinth Bean is a climbing shrub.
It is perennial.
It grows up to 2 M.
It grows in tropical climate.
Best used for Diarrhea.

In TCM :
Hyacinth Bean : Bian Dou
Flower Of Hyacinth Dolichos : Bian Dou Hua
Meridians associated : Spleen and Stomach
Dry- fried is used as fresh Bian Dou is Toxic.

Common Names

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Materia Medica for Hyacinth Bean

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