A – Z of Herbal Remedies

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Black Chickpeas

Other Names: Black Chickpeas, Chickpea, Chick Pea, Kala Chana, Bengal Gram, Garbanzo, Egyptian Pea, Cicer Arietinum
Traditional Uses: Acid Reflux, Anemia, Reduces Appetitie, Constipation, Difficult Periods, Improves Complexion
Resources: US, India, Asia, Europe,
Parts Used: Leaves, Seeds

Black Chickpeas - Home remedy helps prevent Miscarriage: Boil half a cup of black chickpeas in one litre of water. Blend when cold and drink it twice daily. Black chickpeas are also called black grams. It helps prevent miscarriage as it  alleviates fear of  many women who think they might have a miscarriage. Fear and worry are some of the causes of miscarriage. Available from Asian shops.

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Health Issues

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