Leibak hawai

Scientific Name
Group : Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family : Fabaceae
Genus : Arachis
Species : hypogaea Linn.
Common Name
English Name : Groundnut
Hindi Name : Mung-phali
Manipuri Name : Leibak hawai
Other Details
Habit : Herb
Parts Use : Seed
Preparation : Seeds can be crushed after dry fry for powder consumption. Seeds can be crushed for decoction. Seeds can be eaten raw or crushed & squeezed for oil.
Mode of use : Decoction, Fresh
Ingredients : Kernels – rich sources of protien and oil. The seed is rich in vitamin – B, nicotinic acid and riboflavin. The nuts contain protien, fat, carbohydrates, calcium, phosphorus, chlorine, magnesium, etc.
Ailment Treated : The seeds are sweet, aphrodisiac, tonic and are useful in general debility. The oil is sweet, purgative and emollient and is used in nephropathy and dislocated joints.
Source : Cultivated in both hill and valley areas.

Leibak hawai
Leibak hawai