Fenugreek is also known as Trigonella foenum-graecum. Fenugreek is a unique herb that has long been used in alternative medicine. Fenugreek is an interesting herb with diverse uses and many potential health benefits. Fenugreek seeds have a healthy nutritional profile, containing a good amount of fiber, minerals. Fenugreek is used as a herb, spice and vegetable. Its seeds are used in many dishes from the sub-continent which is known as “Methi”.Fenugreek helps with milk production in lactating mothers.
Fenugreek has benefits for maintaining normal blood sugar levels, boosting testosterone, and increasing milk production in breastfeeding mothers.Fenugreek is also used for Digestion in infants and is also used for appetite control
Fenugreek is used to reduce fever, balance cholesterol, reduce appetite, and helps in weight loss. In a 100 g amount, fenugreek seeds provide 1,350 kilojoules (323 kcal) of food energy and contain 9% water, 58% carbohydrates, 23% protein and 6% fat, with calcium at 40% of the Daily Value (DV, table). Fenugreek seeds (per 100 g) are a rich source of protein (46% DV), dietary fiber, B vitamins, and dietary minerals, particularly manganese (59% DV) and iron (262% DV)