Lens culinaris Medic.

Nota de alcance (en)


Native to South West Asia; cultivated as a pulse crop mainly in North India, Madhya Pradesh and some parts of Maharashtra.


Seeds—mostly used as a pulse. Contain as much as % proteins (similar to those of peas and beans). Soup is used in gastric troubles and constipation. Paste or poultice is applied to foul and indolent ulcers.

Nota bibliográfica (en)

Khare, C.P./ Indian Medicinal Plants. -- Nueva Dheli: Springer, 2007 . - p.371.

Lens culinaris Medic.
Término aceptado: 22-Feb-2021