KIDNEY BEAN OR COMMON FRENCH
English - Kidney bean or Common French
Hindi - Baakla, Vilayati same, Ballar baabri
Marathi - Shraavan ghevda
Latin - Phaseolus vulgaris
The fresh pod of kidney bean is cool and smooth. Its dry pod is cool, heavy and dry. It is expectorant and creates vatta. It eliminates constipation and reduces swelling. Its seed’s middle part has a small bitter thing that is hot and dry.
Eat fresh pod of kidney bean separately or cook it with meat and then eat. Its use provides power and makes the body strong. Its dried and fresh seeds are also used for making sabji. Its dried seeds without peel are used for making pulse.