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The scientific name of Horse gram: Dolichos biflorus Linn. / Vigna unquiculata
Name of Horse gram in different languages:-
English: Cowpea, Horsegram
Horse gram is annual herb, a legume, sub-erect or trailing many branched; leaves are arranged alternately, stipulate, trifoliate, and ovate, up to 5. cm long, flowers found in axillaries, color yellow, 1.8 cm long; contain 5 to 6 seeds in a pods, size up to 5.0 cm long, ellipsoid and flattened.
Useful plant parts: seeds
Medicinal uses: To treat piles, colic, epitasis, hiccup, abdominal lump, bronchial asthma flatulence, ulcer etc.
coumestrol, glycoprotein, psoraliding; dolichin A and dolichin B, 2-hydroxy-genistein, β-sitosterol, coumesterol, delbergiodin, genistein, isoferreirin, keivitone, phaseollidin, pyranoside.