*Fenugreek is a herb with a small white flower and light green leaves, belonging to the same family as sugar peas. The entire plant is used in many civilizations for its health promotive and medicinal benefits. The leaves are dried and used in herbal preparations, the seeds are ground and used for culinary preparations, and the rest of the plant used as a potherb. It is commonly known as Methi and can assist indigestion. It is also conducive for breast milk production and rejuvenates the female reproductive system. Fenugreek seeds have a special affinity towards fat tissue and can significantly increase fat metabolism. Seeds are soaked overnight and consumed to help sugar metabolism. It burns toxins and eliminates them through sweat and urine.
*Benefits include supporting the digestive system, maintaining cholesterol levels, maintaining heart health, nourishing the skin, optimizing the absorption of nutrients, maintaining a healthy womb, supporting hair health, supporting normal blood sugar levels, supporting liver health, promoting lactation, and maintaining a healthy weight and lipid levels.
Suggested Use: 1/2-1 teaspoon in powdered form, once or twice daily or use as directed by your health practitioner.
Botanical Name – Trigonella Foenum Greacum
Family – Fabaceae
English Names – Fenugreek, Sickle Fruit Fenugreek, Greek Hay
Fenugreek is an herb with small white flowers and light green leaves. An average Fenugreek plant grows up to two to three feet tall. The seed pods of this plant contain about 10 to 20 small, yellowish-brown, aromatic, and pungent seeds.
Physical and chemical properties of Fenugreek –
Taste – Pungent, bitter
Quality – Light to digest, unctuous, oily
Potency – Hot
Post Digestive effect – Pungent
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