Used Part: Seeds
Systems: the nervous, digestive, respiratory, urinary
Action: tonic, stimulant, anthelmintic, expectorant
Indications: worms, bronchitis, skin and urinary diseases, dandruff.
Chickpeas contain a large amount of sucrose, fructose, polysaccharides including starch, citric acid and oxalic acid.
Chickpeas - strong cholesterol-lowering means. Anti-stress, antihyperlipidemic and immunostimulatory activity of this plant may be explained by presence of the pangamic acid and free nucleotides in it.
The plant has a stimulating, tonic effect, increases libido, has an antihelminthic action.
Useful in bronchitis, acute hepatitis, leprosy and other skin diseases.
Powdered seeds are used as a remedy for dandruff and as a facial mask.