How to eat tropical green pea | Buy fresh raw pigeon pea | Toor Dal with red chilli and salt eating
The pigeon pea is known by numerous names with different etymologies, “tropical green pea”, gungo pea in Jamaica, ‘tuver’ ‘tour’or ‘arhar’ in India, ‘red gram’ and gandule bean.
LOCAL CURE FOR SICKLE CELL ANAEMIA
“… It is believed that chalcone derivatives that possess anti-malarial activity interact with parasite Plasmodium falciparum enzyme cysteine protease, one of the key enzymes involved in hemoglobin degradation within the acidic food vacuole of the intra-erythrocytic parasite. Inhibition of this enzyme hampers digestion of hemoglobin within the food vacuole and proves fatal for the parasite.