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The winged bean (Psophocarpus tetragonolobus), also known as cigarillas, goa bean, four-angled bean, four-cornered bean, manila bean, princess bean, asparagus pea, dragon bean, is a tropical herbaceous legume plant.
Winged bean is widely recognised by farmers and consumers in South Asia for its variety of uses and disease resistance. Winged bean is nutrient-rich and all parts of the plant are edible. The leaves can be eaten like spinach, flowers can be used in salads, tubers can be eaten raw or cooked, and seeds can be used in similar ways as the soybean. The winged bean is an underutilised species but has the potential to become a major multi-use food crop in the tropics of Asia, Africa, and Latin America.
- WINGED Bean Seeds OR Dragon Bean seed Four Angled Bean Seeds
- Winged Bean is a biennial plant that easily grown faster growth can grow in almost any soil. and soil moisture should be consistent purple and white flowers The pod is long, flat with four-winged pods about 3-4 inches in length with smooth, round seeds.
- popular foods such as spicy salad or eat fresh Almost every part of this unique plant is tasty and edible. The fresh young pods are similar to green beans with a chewy texture and a slightly sweet taste. When cooked, the leaves taste like spinach, and the flowers like mushrooms. The firm-fleshed roots have a nutty flavor.
- Dragon Bean Vine Seeds Winged Beans Seeds Four Angled bean Manila bean Kingshire Winged Bean Asparagus pea Dau Rong Home Gardening Seeds Vegetable Seeds Already well known in South/SE Asia, the winged bean is a plant that sells itself. An herbaceous perennial vine that is more commonly grown as an annual, it is versatile in its uses and is very nutritious. high in protein and fat.
Health Benefits Of Winged Beans
From contributing the daily requirement of protein to improving your immune system, the healthy legume is packed with oodles of benefits to your body.
- Improves immunity
Winged beans are rich in vitamin C and vitamin A. Consuming the legume helps in strengthening the immune system  , and thereby supporting your body against any possible infections and diseases. The vitamin C in the legume plays the role of a protective shield, warding off illness and guarding your body.
- Aids weight loss
The healthy legumes have low-calorie content. It also has a surplus amount of fibre that helps in healthy  weight loss. The fibre and calories help keep you feel full, thereby reducing the chances of constant snacking that can lead to unnecessary weight gain. The fibre stays in your stomach and eases the feeling of constant hunger.
- Beneficial during pregnancy
Being a rich source of folate  , controlled consumption of winged beans are beneficial during pregnancy. It helps support a healthy delivery and avoid the onset of any neural tube defects to the infant. Along with the folate content, the rich source of iron in the legume is beneficial as it reduces the risk of maternal anaemia  and low birth weight.
- Reduces inflammation
The considerable amount of manganese in the legumes help in reducing inflammation  . The antioxidant property possessed by the mineral works in relieving any sprains or swellings  caused. This is beneficial for individuals suffering from arthritis, as it helps in treating the superoxide dismutase (SOD) deficiency, the factor causing the condition.
- Improves eye health
According to studies, the thiamine content  in the legume is known to prevent problems related to vision. Regular consumption of winged bean help prevents the onset of issues such as glaucoma and cataracts. The thiamine has the ability to improve the muscle and nerve signalling, which is critical in the connection between your eyes and brain.
- Prevents diabetes
Studies have revealed that an amalgam of vitamin D and calcium works together to prevent the onset of diabetes. This is done by optimizing the glucose metabolism in your body. These two nutrients directly impact the pancreatic cells, thereby managing the secretion of insulin and blood sugar levels. By balancing the sugar levels in your blood  , the legume helps in preventing the onset of diabetes.
- Boosts energy
The phosphorus in winged beans help improve your energy levels and can help in dealing with issues such as fatigue, muscle weakness and numbness. The different type of sugars  in winged beans, such as glucose, sugars-fructose, sucrose, lactose, galactose, and maltose  is directly responsible for