Its homeland is Central and South America. During excavations in Peru, its seeds found among the monuments of pre-Inca culture. So, in the mouth of one of the mummies discovered seeds of beans and corn. Beans was introduced during the second voyage of Christopher Columbus. In Europe beans as a food plant appeared in the middle of the XVI century. Since it is known and its medicinal application, as there are instructions in all the herbals of the seventeenth century. In Russia, the bean is cultivated as a food plant, as well as Ukraine, Moldova, the Caucasus and Uzbekistan. In Russia the beans came from Poland in the early eighteenth century.
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