What is a lupine


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    • 2.1 Nutritional value of lupine
    • 2.2 Benefits of Lupine
    • 2.3 Damages of the lupine
    • 2.4 Uses of Lupine


Lupine is known as dry seeds that belong to the legumes family, and the cornea family, as it is cultivated by land, and it must be noted that there are two types of it, namely: bitter lupine, and sweet lupine, knowing that the original habitat for it is the countries of the Mediterranean, such as: the countries of Egypt , Palestine, Syria, Lebanon, and Jordan, and in this article we will introduce you to this plant more.


The nutritional value of lupine

Lupine contains 30% proteins, 34% carbohydrates, 18-28% oils, and 1% nutritional fibers, in addition to mineral salts, lecithin, vitamins such as B vitamins, minerals, and alkaloids that gain the bitter aftertaste, and it may be toxic if it is not done Soak it, knowing that it is soaked to get rid of its bitterness.

Lupine benefits

  • It contributes to reducing the percentage of sugar in patients who suffer from an increase in it, as it slows down the absorption of glucose resulting from the breakdown of sugars and starches, which prevents the high level of sugar in the blood.
  • It relieves worms, constipation, and gas, as it promotes digestion in the body, which prevents cancer of the large intestine, as well as diuresis.
  • It strengthens nerves, activates the body, and relaxes the relaxing nerves.
  • Stimulates the heart.
  • It is considered an anti-skin disease, such as psoriasis, scabies, eczema, and lichen, as it relieves scabies that affect animals.
  • It protects against high harmful cholesterol in the body.
  • Opens appetite, helps weight gain for those who are thin, and can help lose weight for obese people.
  • It cleanses the skin, eliminates melasma, blisters, and sores, maintains its youthfulness, moisturizes, tightens and can be used as a natural scrub for it.
  • It helps to treat hair loss, increases its length, and straightens frizzy hair.

Lupine damage

Eating too much lupine leads to:
  • Dyspepsia.
  • Increased salivation.
  • Nausea.
  • Visual disturbances.
  • Poisoning, in case the bitter is taken from it without being soaked.
  • Uterine contractions in pregnant women, and increased chances of miscarriage.
  • Reducing the percentage of milk in lactating women.
Warning: People with allergy to it, or those with bean anemia, are not allowed to eat lupine.

Lupine uses

  • Skin lightening: By mixing enough quantity of ground lupine, milk and rose water, then apply the mixture to the areas to be lightened, leave it for a quarter of an hour, then rinse it with lukewarm water, and it is recommended to repeat this recipe more than once for satisfactory results.
  • Skin peeling: mix two teaspoons of ground lupine with two other milk and ground fenugreek, then apply it to the skin for a third of an hour, then rinse it with water, and it is preferable to repeat this recipe more than once.
  • Hair lengthening: a sufficient amount of lupine is soaked for an entire night, then filtered, the hair is rinsed with filtered water, and left to dry, and it is recommended to repeat this recipe every day for a month.
  • Slimming: A cup of it is taken before the main meals, which increases the feeling of satiety, and thus the amount of food eaten decreases.

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