Long beans, a type of legume that is quite popular in the country. Having a slightly sweet taste is the health benefit of long beans. Long beans, a legume plant that is often used as a secondary crop.

Long beans are quite popular in the country because they are easy to cultivate. However, there are some people who make long dancing as Lalap. Do not be surprised, long beans have a slightly sweet taste, so they are delicious to eat directly.


Did you know that long beans contain vitamins and nutrients that are good for the body?

Launching from a book entitled Encyclopedia of Natural Medicines, long beans contain vitamins A, B1, B2, C, protein, thiamine, riboflavin, phosphorus, iron, potassium folate, magnesium, manganese, sodium, carbohydrates, and calcium.


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Benefits of long beans for health


The content of vitamins and nutrients in long beans makes these nuts stores quite a lot of health benefits. With a note, you are consuming long beans regularly and in moderation. The following are the health benefits of long beans as reported from various sources.


Increase stamina

You feel tired quickly? Long beans can be the solution. To feel the benefits, you prepare 100 grams of long beans, 5 pieces of angco (remove the seeds), kencur 25 grams, and 600 ml of water. You boil all the ingredients until you have 200 ml of water. After that, you strain and add honey to taste. You drink the concoction when it is warm.



Launching from a book entitled Fruit & Vegetable Juice Therapy, long beans are good for diabetics. This is because long beans contain fiber, vitamin C, and magnesium which play a role in controlling blood sugar levels.



Long beans are good for those of you who often suffer from constipation. The high fiber content in long beans can smooth the digestive system.



Luckily for those of you who like to eat long beans. Because one of the benefits of long beans is to reduce the risk of breast cancer and leukemia. Just so you know, long beans have anticancer pharmacological properties.


Hair loss

Having beautiful hair is not only a dream for women but also men. Long beans can be a solution for those of you who are experiencing hair loss. To feel the benefits, you only need to take a handful of young beans and two tablespoons of castor oil. You mash the long beans until smooth then add castor oil. After that, you put the mixture on the scalp with a massage.

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Lowers cholesterol

Regular consumption of long beans is effective in lowering cholesterol levels. This is because long beans contain antioxidants that can lower and control cholesterol. The effect, long beans can reduce the risk of stroke and heart disease.


Kidney stones

Long beans are useful as herbal remedies for kidney stones. To feel the benefits, you blend 200 grams of long beans and 200 grams of asparagus with enough water. You boil the long bean juice, asparagus until it boils. After that, you drink the juice boiled water while warm. Are you interested in starting to eat long beans regularly? You can buy fresh long beans in traditional or modern markets.