Kakkumkaya, Matchbox bean, Snuff Box Sea Bean
Kakkumkaya, Matchbox bean is an Ayurvedic medicinal component grown in the tropical and subtropical countries bordering the Indian Ocean. These are also known by different names like African dream herb or Snuff Box Sea Bean. These seeds are believed to have antirheumatic and anti-inflammatory properties. Dark reddish brown coloured seeds are also being used as a dietary supplement and in weight gain preparations.