Scientific Name
Group : Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family : Fabaceae
Genus : Phaseolus
Species : lunatus Linn.
Common Name
English Name : Double bean
Hindi Name : Sem
Manipuri Name : Kalandri
Other Details
Habit : Climbers herb
Parts Use : Leaf, Seed
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.