Common Bean – Properties and Medicinal uses

Green bean, Common bean, or Phaseolus vulgaris,¬†is a herbaceous annual plant that has many therapeutic uses. It has been linked with regulating blood cholesterol level, keeping the skin in good condition, relieving constipation, fighting cancer, and regulating diabetes. Scientific Name – Phaseolus vulgaris Family – Fabaceae French Name – Haricot Spanish Name – Judia, Judia…… Continue reading Common Bean – Properties and Medicinal uses

Peanut – Properties and medicinal uses

Peanut or groundnut, scientifically known as Arachis hypogea,¬†belongs to the botanical family Leguminosae. It is used in lowering cholesterol level and preventing heart diseases, improving skin and hair health, preventing diabetes, and lowering the risk for cancer. The peanut is a legume, and as happens with plants of this botanical family, the fruit is a…… Continue reading Peanut – Properties and medicinal uses

Cucumber – Properties and medicinal uses

Cucumber or Cucumis sativus is a low-calorie fruit consumed worldwide for its many health benefits ranging from aiding weight loss, to relieving constipation, preventing cancer, improving heart heart, and more commonly, improving skin health. Most people often classify cucumber as a vegetable, but in literal sense it’s actually a fruit, since it contains seeds and…… Continue reading Cucumber – Properties and medicinal uses

Mango – Properties and medicinal uses

Mango is a fruit that is abundantly distributed in many parts of the world. Its tree, has an average height of 20m and can produce more than 25,000 fruits a year. </p PROPERTIES Mango contains about 81.7% water, 15.2g of carbohydrates per 100g of edible portion which mostly consists of sugars {glucose, fructose, and saccharose}.…… Continue reading Mango – Properties and medicinal uses