Arabic Name : Baqla, Baaqillaa, Fool
Chinese Name : Can dou
English Name : Garden or Field Bean, Broad Bean, Faba Bean, Horse Bean
French Name : Fève de cheval, Féverole
German Name : Ackerbohne, Pferdebohne, Saubohne, Dicke Bohne
Hindi Name : Bakla, Balika, Ballar
Kannada Name : Kadu Hurlikayee
Latin name : Vicia faba Linn.
Persian Name : Baqla
Urdu Name : Baqla
Description : The seeds are used as demulcent, diuretic, expectorant and tonic. Useful in cough and bronchitis. Also removes fat from the arteries, keeping the cholesterol in low levels. The bean produces a compound called L-dopa (up to 8%). It corrects the imbalance in the brain between dopamine and acetylcholine. The drug companies regularly prescribe L-dopa for Parkinson’s Disease.
Recommended Dosage : 3 to 5 g powder of seeds.
Contraindication : This herb has no known warnings or contraindications.