English: Mung bean or Moong bean
Tamil: Passi Parippu
Green gram is an erect, annual herb of the pea family that grows to a height of up to 100 cm, bushy,1 to 2 branches. leaves are simple, leaflets small, green ovate pubescent, flowers are yellow with purple tinges, seeds are shining green, cylindrical, 9 to11 seeds contain in a pod, length up to 7 cm.
Medicinal uses: To treat oedema, anxiety, fever, and headache.
Useful plant parts: seeds
The chemical contents: Vitamin C, calcium, B Vitamins, phosphorous, magnesium, potassium.
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