This herbal remedy has been confirmed as being used as a traditional medicine for more than 30 years.
In Ayurveda, fenugreek is incredible for balancing the body, with a strong warming and grounding effect as well. In ayurvedic traditions, it’s used to enhance digestion, prevent stomach disorders, and as an antibacterial when treating respiratory issues.
The most commonly claimed fenugreek benefits are milk production in new mothers, blood sugar levels, testosterone and male libido, and treating inflammation.
Extract of fenugreek is used as a traditional herbal remedy to help lower cholesterol and triglyceride levels. It has also been used as a laxative and as an appetite stimulant. In some studies, fenugreek seed powder has been found to lower blood glucose and improve glucose tolerance.
The most common side effects of fenugreek herbal supplements when taken by mouth are gas, bloating, and diarrhoea. Fenugreek should not be used by individuals with liver andkidney disease unless their doctor recommends it.
Fenugreek should not be used during pregnancy as it may cause contractions of the womb. Children should not take fenugreek.
Fenugreek can interact with diabetes medication including insulin.
Fenugreek blooms during the summer, 110 to 120 days after planting. Insects are not required for the successful pollination, due to ability of flowers to perform self-pumed as green vegetable.
Fenugreek seed have bitter taste and strong smell which resembles the smell of maple syrup or burnt sugar. Exposure to high temperature (roasting) reduces
It has three green or yellow oblong leaves, which can be consumed fresh or dried.
Fenugreek is known to be an effective remedy for heartburn or acid reflux because the mucilage in fenugreek seeds assist in soothing gastrointestinal inflammation, and coats the stomach and intestinal lining. A two-week intake of fenugreek taken 30 minutes before two meals by subjects with frequent heartburn, radically diminish heartburn severity.