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Horse Gram

Other Names: Horsegram, Horse Gram, Kulthi, Macrotyloma Uniflorum, dolichos bilflorus
Traditional Usages: Impotence, Obesity, Kidney Stones, menstrual Disorders, Anemia, Acid Reflux, Arthitis,Tonic, Common Colds, Cough, Fever, Indigestion, Flatulence, Relieves Constipation,
Resources: India,
Parts Used: Seeds
Health Warning: Avoid during Pregnancy

Horse Gram - Natural remedy for Obesity: You can soak 2 tablespoons of horse gram overnight in a glass of water and drink this mixture first thing in the morning to lose weight naturally. Available from Asian shops.

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