Linn. non-Roxb. & auct.Vigna radiata (Linn.)Family ► Papilionaceae; Fabaceae.Habitat ► Extensively cultivated all over India.English ► Greengram, Golden Gram.Ayurvedic ► Mudga, Mungalya.Unani ► Moong.Siddha/Tamil ► Pattishai-payaru.Action ► Used as a pulse. Soup is given as a diet to patients of enlarged liver and spleen, and after recovery from acute illness. A poultice of it is used for checking secretion of milk and reducing distention of the mammary glands.
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