Comparative Physico-chemical and Nutritional analysis of 1 year old and new Mudga [Vigna radiata (L.) R. Wilczek]
Keywords:Mudga, Vigna radiata, Ahara
In Ayurveda classics it is quoted that grains must be used between 1 - 2 years after its production while consumption of new grains should be avoided as its long term intake causes harmful effect on body as it is said to be Guru i.e. difficult to digest and Abhishyandi i.e. increases secretions of internal organs. It is said to be one of the cause for manifestation of Prameha which is being correlated with Diabetes mellitus on the basis of symptoms. Grains are major part of Indian diet. Present study aims at comparison between 1 year old and new Mudga [Vigna radiata (L.) R. Wilczek] on the basis of physico-chemical and nutritional analysis. Mudga has been selected as it is most commonly used and have great therapeutic efficacy.Â Â
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