This section is from the book "Botanic Drugs Their Materia Medica, Pharmacology and Therapeutics", by Thomas S. Blair. Also available from Amazon: Botanic Drugs, Their Materia Medica, Pharmacology and Therapeutics.
Soja hispida. Soy bean meal is made into bread and biscuits as a substitute for gluten bread in the dietetic treatment of diabetes. Urease, the urealytic enzyme of soy bean, is employed in the determination of the amount of urea in the body fluids. See "New and Nonofficial Remedies" for the technic.