About Pachai Payaru (Mung Bean / Green Gram):
Mung beans are small green legumes. Mung beans are in the Legume family of plants and are closely related to adzuki and cow peas. Mung (moong) beans are small, cylindrical beans with a bright green skin. Mung beans are one of the most cherished foods in Ayurveda. In Ayurvedic cooking it is a good Herbal Supplement too, they are used whole or, more commonly, split and hulled. Split and hulled mung beans are small and yellow and called mung (moong) dhal in India. They are very nourishing, while being relatively easy to digest–they do not generally create abdominal gas or bloating. According to modern nutrition, mung beans offer 14 gms of protein per cooked cup. Mung beans are also a good source of dietary fiber. They also contain thiamin, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium and copper, and are a good source of folate.
Internal Benefits of Pachai Payaru (Mung Bean / Green Gram):-
Seeds used for Appendicitis, paralysis, rheumatism, coughs, fevers and liver ailments. Low in antinutritional factors, a good source of minerals, proteins, provitamin A and vitamin B complex.
External Benefits of Pachai Payaru (Mung Bean / Green Gram):-
In Nattu Maruthuvam – Brightens the skin Green gram rejuvenates your skin by nourishing and exfoliating it. It removes the dead skin cells and brightens up the texture of the skin. It is rich in vitamins A and C that helps in giving a healthy glow to the skin.
- Deals with dry skin Topically applying moong dal is a great way to soothe that dry skin and retain its lost moisture. It is packed with cell rejuvenating vitamins and enzymes that help to lock in moisture into the skin.
- In Siddha Maruthuvam -Removes facial hair Moong dal helps to lighten your skin and helps you get rid of fine facial hairs. It has the ability to remove the excess hair from the face especially the mouth and Removes sun tan Green gram has natural bleaching properties which can help lighten the tan a great deal. It also has antiseptic properties along with being cooling and soothing that can heal your skin and keep it looking fresh and glowing.
- As one of Herbal Remedies, Prevents acne and pimples Moong dal helps prevents the pores of your skin from clogging up with oils or dirt. It will draw impurities from the skin and skin pores and leaves your skin looking fresh and young.
- Nattu Vaithiyam for Hair Growth: This pulse promotes hair growth and also conditions the hair. It has essential fats, minerals and vitamins which reduce hair breakage. The vitamin C and antioxidants present in mung dal can also reverse hair loss.