Fenugreek also known as methi is a strongly scented and robust plant grown all over India as it is a vital part of Indian cuisine.It is a special condiment used in Indian cooking to add flavour to dishes.Fenugreek seeds are also used in making curry powder.
The leaves are also cooked with dhall and to make tasty soups and curries.
Medicinal virtues of fenugreek
Fenugreek appears to retard absorption of sugars in the stomach and stimulate insulin secretion. Thus it helps lower blood sugar in diabetics.
Fenugreek promotes digestion and stimulates appetite.
Relieves constipation, and heals inflammation of the stomach (gastritis).
Choline in fenugreek is an effective fat-dissolving substance that works well to dissolve fatty accumulations in the liver, kidneys,gallbladder and arteries which may cause these blood vessels to harden.
Fenugreek's sticky gel will remove the waste and toxins not only in the kidney, gall bladder and liver but the entire body. When there is a feeling of general weakness, lack of energy, mental and physical exhaustion, you can go for detoxification with fenugreek seeds to rejuvenate your body.
Fenugreek is nature's aphrodisiac and it is particularly noted for its ability to improve sexual performance in men as it increases male hormones. Centre for Integrative Clinical and Molecular Medicine conducted a research that has demonstrated that men who took fenugreek extract twice daily saw a magnificent transformation in their sex life.
Fenugreek gel promotes milk flow in lactating mothers.