Beans are useful properties

August 12, 2017 17:59 | Drug Plants

common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) - well-known annual herbaceous garden plants, with a curling or erect stem, belongs to the legume family.The leaves are trifoliate bean, big, large, odd-pinnate, with pointed leaves.The flowers are papilionaceous, white, pink or purple.These shorter leaves and collected rare brush disposed in the leaf axils.plant.Stem climbing, rarely straight, with imparipinnate leaves and butterfly flowers, white and feathery.Fruit - pod (pod) straight or crescent.Beans - pods are 8-18 cm in length, contain a variety in size, shape and color of seeds depending on variety.In the sugar varieties inside of the beans without parchment layer and shelling varieties have it.Plants cultivated since ancient times in the Old and the New World.Seeds of beans were found during excavations of monuments of pre-Inca culture.The earliest mention of this culture belongs to the II millennium.The ancient Greeks and Romans used this crop as a food and medicinal plant.In Europe, the beans were firs

t grown in the botanical gardens, and only the first half of the XVII century - in the gardens, and the XVIII century -on fields.On the territory of our country the beans had been imported in the middle of the XVI century, but as culture became known in the XVIII century.Still later, it penetrated from Poland to the Caucasus.In the southern and south-western regions of the Russian Empire bean crops appeared in the middle of the XIX century.

Now beans - a cultivated plant that has many forms: there are decorative, and feed and food and even medicines.Vegetable varieties of beans grown in the shoulder blade and the green beans.Corn beans are very rich in proteins (up to 20%), carbohydrates (50%), mineral salts, vitamin C. In addition, they contain fiber, fat (2%), B vitamins in white beans ahead of other vegetables, potassium salt - 535 mg% and phosphorus (530 mg%).The pods are also vitamins C, and vitamin A. The protein is easily digestible beans and contains a number of essential amino acids tryptophan, lysine, arginine, tyrosine, methionine, so power mature seeds beans largely compensates for lack of meat.

Medicinal raw materials are the pods (fruit without seed leaf).


Calorie beans boiled
Calories 127.5 kcal.
Protein 9.6 g Fat 0.5 g

Carbohydrates 20.2 g

Calorie Beans

Calories 24 kcal Protein 2.0 g

Fat 0.2 g Carbohydrates 3.6 g

Calorie red beans

Calories 93 kcal Protein 8.4 g

Fat 0.3 g Carbohydrates 13.7 g

Calorie canned red beans

Calories 99 Kcal
Protein 6.7 g Fats 0
3 g Carbohydrates 17.4 g

Calorie canned white beans
Calorie 92 kcal Carbohydrates 16 g

Protein 6 g Fat 0 g

Useful properties

In folk medicine, the pods are used for therapeutic purposes, that they preparestill fresh, not dried on the root (such pods give the best therapeutic effect).A decoction of the dried and cut the pods without seeds (1 tbsp. Spoon into 2 cups of boiling water, or 2.5), use half a cup 3-4 times a day for rheumatism and as a diuretic for edema, particularly if edema caused by kidney disease.Powder (flour) seeds treated burns, wounds.

Useful beans with kidney inflammation.In such cases it should be used equally with corn silk ( "Hair"), or the like. Similar in their action means.

Diabetes is a disease caused by malnutrition, namely the excessive use of concentrated starches and sugars.

recognized that insulin injections are not a cure for the disease.Diabetes - not a hereditary disease, it can be caused by eating large amounts of concentrated carbohydrates.

established that the juice of green beans and Brussels sprouts contain elements to ensure the normal secretion of insulin for the maintenance of the digestive organs.

When diabetes is particularly effective mixture of bean pods, leaves, blueberries, flaxseed and oat straw.Broth from bean pods and leaves of bilberry (tie) is indicated for pancreatic disease.

complex broth (for diabetes): 2 parts of bean pods, leaves, blueberries and oat straw (chopped) and 1 part linseed;3 tbsp.Spoon the mixture into 3 cups of boiling water, boil for 20 minutes and drink a decoction for 3 tbsp.spoon 3 times a day.

simple broth: 15 g per 200 ml;2 Art.spoon 3 times a day.

Infusion flaps:. 30-40 g per 1 liter of water (daily dose) for rheumatism, dropsy, etc.
With the purpose of treatment used leaf, husk and beans seeds.Due to the special set of amino acids bean protein highly digestible (more than half of the bean proteins digested without the help of insulin).

In folk medicine used in the treatment of hypertension, rheumatism, diabetes, as well as in inflammatory diseases of the kidneys and edema of different origin.Some herbalists recommend beans drugs used in the treatment of chronic pancreatitis.

Beans enhances the secretion of gastric juice.Puree beans as a dietary means may be given in gastritis with decreased secretion of gastric glands.In traditional medicine around the water infusion or decoction of the pods are used for diseases of the kidneys and bladder, hypertension, heart failure with edema, chronic rheumatism, gout.When kidney stones are sometimes used a decoction of dried flowers beans.

beans Carbohydrates - glucose and fructose - as digestible;so the beans can be recommended in the diet of patients with diabetes.Beans and products from it have diuretic, hypotensive, hypoglycemic effect.

Infusion VALVES: 3 tbsp.l.dry bean leaflets pour 0.5 liters of boiling water and infuse it in a thermos 6 hours. Strain.Take the infusion of 150-200 ml three times a day for 30 minutes before eating.

decoction VALVES BEAN: 20 g of minced raw pour 1 liter of water, boil for 2-3 hours until the boil half.Drink 150 ml three times a day for half an hour before meals.Drink decoction and infusion pods of beans in small sips at short intervals.

liquid and dry bean extracts lower blood sugar.

In some places erysipelas beans beans are ground into a powder and sprinkle the powder affected skin surface.

pericarp beans used in the treatment of diabetes.2 tbsp.l.raw material to fill in a thermos 0.5 liters of boiling water, leave for 3-4 hours, strain and drink 0.5 cups twice a day before meals.

Food beans are useful in atherosclerosis, hypertension, cardiac arrhythmias, salt metabolism, rheumatism and gout.

Puree beans useful for gastritis with low acidity, liver and kidney (especially with kidney disease).

bean puree contains a large amount of potassium salts, so it is useful to apply to patients with cardiac disorders and atherosclerosis.

When nephrolithiasis, traditional medicine recommends the following recipe: sash beans - 3 parts, bilberry leaf - 3 pieces, color thorns - 3 parts, yarrow - 3 parts horsetail - 6 pieces, St. John's wort - 6 parts.

1 tbsp.l.Pour mixture of cold water, leave for 6 hours, then bring to a boil, strain and drink 1 glass 2 times a day.Drink in small sips throughout the day.

In diabetes, traditional medicine recommends the collection: bean leaf, blueberry leaf, dandelion root, nettle leaves.All take equally thoroughly.Mixture pour 2 cups boiling water, boil for 15 minutes on low heat, cool 45 minutes, strain.Drink 0.5 cups three times daily.

Chinese traditional medicine in diabetes recommends: oat straw - 2 parts flax seed -1 part, pods of beans - 2 parts leaf blueberry -2 parts.

3 tbsp.l.powdered mixture pour 3 cups boiling water, boil for 20 minutes, to insist 1 hour. Strain and drink 3 tablespoons.l.broth three times a day.

Infusion bean leaflets and leaves of blueberries in equal parts used in the treatment of diseases of the pancreas.1 tbsp.l.mixture pour 300 ml boiling water, boil on low heat for 20 minutes, insist 45 minutes, drain.Drink 0.5 cups three times a day.

As diuretic drink an infusion of 40 g of crushed beans flaps to 1 liter of cold water.Insist night, filter.Drink 200 ml 3-4 times a day.

Traditional medicine recommends mash of beans powder and flour to increase lactation, as well as a diuretic and amplifying tone means the uterus.

green beans (Phaseolus vulgaris)

Beans - a popular vegetable crop legumes.This type of bean is also called the green, asparagus, sugar - due to the young, tender and juicy leafs pods that are eaten.

Green Beans has a unique property: unlike other vegetables she absorbs harmful substances from the environment.Of course, compared to the husking beans it is not too high in protein, but contains more vitamins, including vitamin C, provitamin A, vitamins of group B, vitamin E, folic acid, minerals, and fiber.Due to the balanced combination of fiber, folate, magnesium and potassium beans is a good means of preventing heart attacks.All the beneficial properties of green beans do not count.For example, it improves digestion, helps with bronchitis and rheumatism.A lot of beans in the iron and why it is advised to use in anemia.Especially needed beans in the diet of diabetics, because it has the property to lower blood sugar levels.Its composition is the "arginine", whose action is similar to the action of insulin.A beneficial effect is on the human nervous system.It has been observed that those who leans over dinner on the dishes of beans differ calm and good mood.In addition, the beans - a great diuretic, it brings excess salt from the body, helping to cope with gout and urolithiasis.

beans in cooking

bean hulling beans grown in the field, not only to prepare the flour and flour products, but also soups, mashed potatoes, bean cakes, cakes with bean filling, and many other dishes.

As food beans used in different nations for thousands of years.It is added to the side dishes, casseroles, salads, soups, borscht, etc.


1 kg of beans in the pod, 0.5 kg of onions and carrots, bell peppers 2-3, 1 liter of tomato juice or pureed tomatoes, 3 tbsp.spoons of sugar, 7-8 Art.spoons 9% solution of vinegar, salt, parsley and red pepper to taste.

Boil green beans in boiling water for 10-15 minutes.

Grind the onions and carrots and a little put out under the lid without oil.

Add chopped bell pepper and a few minutes to extinguish.Add the beans, chopped parsley, all spices, pour the tomatoes.Simmer over medium heat for 15 minutes.

spread out on a sterile jars, cool under a blanket.Keep refrigerated.

meat with beans

600 g meat, 600 g of beans, 3 tablespoons.tablespoons of fat, 1 onion, 5-6 red tomatoes (or 3 tbsp. tablespoons of tomato paste), 1 tbsp.spoon of flour, a little parsley, red pepper and salt to taste.

beans soak overnight.Meat cut into slices.Fry in oil.Onions finely chop and add to the meat.Tomatoes are scalded, remove them from the peel, mash, then add the meat.Pour a small amount of boiling water or broth, season with salt to taste, add the flour and stir.Cook over low heat until cooked meat.At this time, boil the beans in a little salted water.Connect the meat with beans, salt the taste, add red pepper and boil for 10 minutes.

Beans with pears

500 g of green pods stew until half with two tablespoons of butter, adding salt, sugar, cinnamon, lemon peel, cloves and 2 1/8 liters of water.Put to pears, cut into quarters, sprinkle them lightly toasted flour, season with chopped herbs of thyme.Serve with potatoes.

beans two species in a pot

4 servings

50 g butter or margarine, 1 incised onion, 175 g white boiled beans, 175 grams of boiled red beans,

400g chopped tomatoes, salt and freshly ground black pepper, 1 tbsp.Spoon pumpkin seeds, boiled green tagliatelle noodles (noodles with spinach).

Melt in a pan butter or margarine and fry the onion for 3 minutes, stirring, add the remaining ingredients, except for the tagliatelle, bring to a boil, cover and cook for about 8 minutes.They must strongly impregnated dressing.Serve hot with green tagliatelle.

beans with lemon

Preparation: 20 minutes.In one portion 490 kcal.

4 servings

1 bunch of savory, 1limon, 400 ml of vegetable broth, 800 g of fresh frozen green beans, 200 grams of butter, 2 egg yolks, salt, pepper, nutmeg.

Savory wash, separate half leaves, chop them up and put aside.Lemon wash and cut the strips a little zest and squeeze the juice.Boil the broth, add the remaining beans with savory and cook for 5 minutes.Tilt in a colander and collect the broth.Put the beans in a warm place.Melt the butter.Beat on the steam bath broth with lemon juice and egg yolks.Stir, add the liquid butter.Stir with zest, chopped savory and season with pepper, nutmeg and, if necessary, salt.Arrange on plates with beans and sauce, if desired, garnish savory.

Heavily fried green beans

4 servings

pods 450 g green beans, 100 grams of seasoned flour, 2 beaten eggs, frying oil, a mixture of celery seed and salt, chili powder, flavored mayonnaise.

beans cook in boiling salted water for 7 minutes.Drain the, rinse with cold water, drain the back and dry on a napkin.

twine tie green beans 4 small beam.Bunches dip in seasoned flour, then in beaten egg and then in the seasoned flour.Fry in deep fat at 190 ° C for 3 minutes.Good on a napkin drain the oil, sprinkle with a mixture of beans celery seed, salt and chilli.Serve with any flavored mayonnaise.

Red pate

4 servings

425 grams of red beans, 1 tbsp.Spoon tomato paste, 1 teaspoon soy sauce, 1h.spoon of lemon juice, a few drops of sauce "Tabasco", salt and freshly ground black pepper, paprika, croutons, wholemeal or rye bread.

Lay all ingredients except paprika and croutons, in a mixer or food processor.Within 2-3 minutes cook puree.If necessary, use a small amount of vegetable broth.Pour into a bowl and refrigerate.Garnish with paprika and serve with toasted wholemeal or rye bread.


From beans red beans can cook delicious and nutritious salad.This will require 1 green pepper, 1 red bell pepper, juice of 1 lemon, Bank of canned corn (300 g), Bank of canned red beans (600g), lettuce, salt.Finely chop the peppers.Mix lemon juice with corn, beans and peppers.Season with salt.Put the mixture on the leaves of lettuce soup

And on top can be cooked bean soup to nuts: need 1.5 liters of water or broth for him, 100 g of beans, salt, onion, 100 g of nuts, pepper, oil, greenery.Place the soaked beans cook in broth, or cold water.When the beans become a semi-soft, add the onion rings, fried in oil, peppers, finely ground nuts, salt and cook until cooked beans.When serving sprinkle with chopped parsley.

Finally, the beans - a great cosmetic.Cooked, pureed fruit through a sieve, combined with lemon juice and vegetable oil, give the skin the necessary nutrition, it heals, eliminate wrinkles.

Green beans

Green beans in the kitchen - always held in high esteem.Fleshy bush beans good for canning.Thin twine - for soups and stews.From green pods obtained excellent side dish to meat and fish.It goes well not only with eggs and potatoes, but also with many vegetables - bell peppers, broccoli, fresh tomatoes, onions, courgettes, aubergines.