Indian name: Motor/matar
Scientific name: Pisum sativum
Part used: fruit
Species: P. sativum
Medicinal properties/ Food values : It is a source of Vitamin K, B including
B1, B2, B3, B6 & folic acid, which are essential for
the proper metabolism of fats, proteins and carbohydrates. Green peas provide nutrients, which are important for maintaining bone
structure. It prevents the formation of free radicals thus protects the energy-yielding cells and systems in the body.