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

General Name
Glycemic Index / Load
GI 15. GL 4.5
Botanical Name
Glycine Max
Hindi Name
Chinese Name
Dan Dou Chi, Da Dou

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Soybean Cures


Action of Soybean

Nutrients in Soybean

Most Effective

Taste of

Nature of


Parts Used

Seeds, Sprout, Bean

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Soybean

Avoid use during Breast Cancer and Pregnancy.
Excess use may cause loose stool and diarrhea.
It is incompatible with Chinese Gentian.
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Soybean is a plant.
It is perennial.
It grows up to 2 M.
It grows in a temperate climates.
Best used for Cholesterol Problems and Cardiovascular diseases.

In TCM :
Fresh Soybean : Xin Chi
Fermented Soybean : Dan Dou Chi (May be Cold or Warm in nature depending on the preparation method)
Dried Soybean Sprout : Da Huang Dou Juan
Soybean Skin : Lu Dou Yi ( Neutral in Nature )
Meridian associated : Stomach

It is recommended to take 1 cup everyday.


Common Names

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Materia Medica for Soybean

Soybean General

Soy is a nutritious food. It is a good source of high quality protein. Soy is component of many foods. It shows beneficial effects on Cholesterol.
People react differently to different Soy products depending on diet and gut bacteria. People who regularly consume Soy are less prone to Cardiovascular Diseases, Bone Diseases, Menopausal symptoms and Cancers such as Breast and Prostate Cancer.
Soy isoflavones have modest effect. They reduce the frequency and severity of hot flushes. It improves sleep in menopausal women.
Soy Isoflavone supplements should be taken with caution during pregnancy.
Single Herb

Soybean ( Bhatma ) for Alzheimer

Soy products are best known for enhancing memory. So use it in your daily diet.

Soybean ( Bhatma ) for Burns

Make thick paste of Soybean by adding some water in it. Apply it on the affected area.

Soybean ( Bhatma ) for Osteoporosis

Include Soy products in your daily diet. It give strength to your Bones.

Soybean ( Bhatma ) Flour for Melasma

Take one tablespoon of Soybean ( Bhatma ) Flour. Add milk to make a paste. Bit for 2 minutes. Apply on affected part. Let them dry. Wash with normal water.

Soybean for Pancreatic Cancer

Include Soyabean sprouts in your daily diet.
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Herbal Treatment For Watery Semen 1

Mix Soybean with Peanut Oil. Grind it. Take 1 tsp per day.

Herbal Treatment For Indigestion 15

Mix Garlic oil and Soy oil in equal ratio. Massage it on your Abdomen until skin absorbs it.

Herbal Treatment For Flatulence 21

Add quarter tsp Cinnamon powder in a cup of Soy Milk with 1 tsp Honey in it. Heat. Drink when bearable hot. Soy Milk is easily available in the market.

Herbal Treatment For Schistosomiasis

Mix 1 teaspoon each of Pumpkin seeds, Onions and Soy Milk. Have it daily.
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Mir shah jahan ( Bangladesh )
14 Mar 2018
Dear Sir,
normally i consumed Herbal products for fitness ! But knowing one herbal nutritious named 'herbalife' product of Modern Herbal Group of Bangladesh, i being start use that but within a week notice that no regular stooling case ! my quire what i should do!
Gagan Soni
23 Mar 2018
Please stop taking it. Obsever for a week. the product may not have suited you. Do you have any specific disease that you wanted to cure. For general fitness, see the portal VIBRANT HEALTG given near the the "Home" button of Herbpathy.
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