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Scientific name of Black gram: Vigna mungo
Synonyms: Phaseolus mungo / Phaseolus viridissimus
Name of Black gram in different languages:-
English: Black gram, mung bean, Urad bean
Sanskrit: माषः mashah
Hindi: उरद urad, उर्द urd
Tamil: உழுந்து uluntu
Malayalam: Uzhunnu- ഉഴുന്ന്
Black gram is a sub-erect or trailing annual herb, densely hairy, grows to the height up to 50 cm, bushy, branched. leaves are simple, hairy, leaflets small, green ovate pubescent, three foliate and ovate. The flowers are yellow with purple tinges. The seeds are shining green, cylindrical, 9 to11 seeds contain in a pod, length up to 7 cm.
Useful plant parts: Whole plant, Seeds
To treat skin diseases, as cosmetics, Scabies, burning sensation, Vata, Pitta disorders.
Medicinal Properties: Anti-oxident, narcotic and diuretic.
It is used as an ingredient to prepare the Ayurvedic medicine like: