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  1. cowage, velvet bean, Bengal bean, Benghal bean, Florida bean, Mucuna pruriens utilis, Mucuna deeringiana, Mucuna aterrima, Stizolobium deeringiananoun

    the annual woody vine of Asia having long clusters of purplish flowers and densely hairy pods; cultivated in southern United States for green manure and grazing


  1. mucuna aterrima

    Mucuna aterrima, also known as the velvet bean or cowitch plant, is a tropical legume native to Africa and tropical Asia. It is known for its high protein and low fat content, and is often used as a cover crop to improve soil fertility. The plant has a variety of medicinal uses and has been studied for its potential benefits in treating Parkinson's disease. The beans of the plant are covered in a velvety fuzz which can cause severe itching and irritation on contact, earning it the name 'itching bean'.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mucuna aterrima in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mucuna aterrima in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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