Groundnuts, popularly known as Peanuts, Monkeynuts, etc belong to the beans family are very nutritious. An annual herbaceous plant, that grows almost to Earth surface. It has slender stems, leaves that are opposite side of its roots. It’s cultivated the world over in climates that are favorable for its growth.
It grows in long warm periods and plenty of rain. It has various forms in meals and snacks because of its nutritional value. They can be eaten boiled, steamed, raw, or roasted because of a rich source of vital nutrients. They are used in the form of nuts chocolates, candies, and sandwiches.
Researchers found that groundnuts have five important nutrients such as protein, niacin, food energy, phosphorus, and thiamin. Here are some remedial uses of groundnuts. Peanuts contain high concentrations of the antioxidant polyphenols.
Groundnuts are valuable in diabetes, Diarrhea, Teeth Disorders, Beauty aids, excessive bleeding. The mixture of groundnut oil and lime juice may apply daily on the face once or twice. Its regular use prevents the skin problems. Ground nuts are considered beneficial in the treatment of obesity.