Mung Bean Juice
Traditionally Used For
- Broken Bones
- Fluid Retention
- Weight Loss
A Good Source Of
- Vitamin C
When you grow mung bean sprouts yourself, freshness isn't a problem. What you want to do is pick them at the right time. Therefore, pick the mung bean sprouts when there is a white shoot with no leaves.
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Most people don't like mung bean sprout juice by itself. So you will want to mix with other juices. Most people just use a small amount of mung bean sprouts. So try a small handful to start with and go from there.
One of the benefits of sprouts is that you can grow them yourself. Not only does this save you money, but when sprouts are grown in your home you also get really fresh juice that contains no pesticides.
You can obtain organic mung beans from your local health food store.
You may find it beneficial to wrap your sprouts in a lettuce leaf before juicing to help maximize the juice obtained from the sprouts.
To learn how to grow sprouts, please review the sprouting page.
Chinese Herbal Information
5 Elements: earth
5 Flavors: sweet
Traditionally in China, during the summer heat, the Chinese people will boil some mung beans and then add some sugar or honey to the mung beans and then eat it like a candy or a treat. This is specifically done because of the strong cooling (yin) effect that mung beans have on the body. It's almost like air–conditioning for the body!
Cautions & Suggestions:
Mung beans and mung bean sprouts have a strong cooling (yin) effect on the body and is thus best used during either summer heat or when the body is hot such as a fever, during times of constipation, etc.
- Hot Body
- Promotes Urination
Picture of Mung Bean Sprouts
Mung Beans — Nutritional Analysis
- Value / 100 g
- Total lipid (fat)
- Carbohydrate, by difference
- Fiber, total dietary
- Calcium, Ca
- Iron, Fe
- Magnesium, Mg
- Phosphorus, P
- Potassium, K
- Sodium, Na
- Zinc, Zn
- Copper, Cu
- Manganese, Mn
- Selenium, Se
- Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
- Pantothenic acid
- Vitamin B-6
- Folate, total
- Folic acid
- Folate, food
- Folate, DFE
- Vitamin B-12
- Vitamin A, IU
- Vitamin A, RAE
- Vitamin E
- Amino Acids
- Aspartic acid
- Glutamic acid
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