Fenugreek Uses and Benefits

Fenugreek is an annual herb which has light green leaves called the fenugreek leaves and small white flowers. The fenugreek plants are of the height of two to three feet and the seed pots have around 20 small, yellow, white and aromatic seeds. It is known that fenugreek seeds have a bitter taste similar to the maple syrup or brown sugar. The taste of fenugreek seeds becomes more pleasant when it is cooked. Fenugreek leaves are also used in cooking as well.

 

Fenugreek uses and benefits

 

Fenugreek Uses and Benefits

Here are some most effective natural uses and benefits of fenugreek…

  • Bowel problems

Fenugreek for bowel problemsFenugreek leaves are beneficial in treating gastric issues and liver problems. It is also used in treating diarrhea and dysentery. You can also consume these leaves in the powdered form for treating GI issues and allergies. The congestion of the respiratory tract can be treated with the intake of the fenugreek seeds and leaves. If you want to use these fenugreek leaves as mouth freshener then you should dry these leaves in a shaded place and grind them to make a powder. Add few drops of lemon to the pan and add the powder to it and heat it. Let it cool down and consume it after few minutes.

 

 

 

  • Glowing Skin

Fenugreek for glowing skinYou can get glowing skin if you start using fenugreek on a regular basis either by its oral intkae or my applying it onto the skin. For this you need to soak a handful amount of fenugreek seeds in the water at night and the morning make a paste. Add some rosewater and honey in the paste and apply the mixture on your face. Massage in circular motion and let it sit there for 5-10 minutes. Let it dry. Wash off with cold water. Do this at least twice a week and you will notice your skin to be glowing more and soft.

 

 

  • Inflammation

Fenugreek for inflammationThe fenugreek seeds help in treating inflammation in the body. It helps in treating mouth ulcers, boils, bronchitis, cancer, tuberculosis, chronic coughs, tuberculosis, and infection in the tissues and so on. It is also helpful for the kidney ailments. The spice is also known as a phlegm breaker cooling down the inflammation.

 

 

 

  • Libido in men

fenugreek for increased libidoFenugreek seeds are helpful in increasing the level of libido in men. It treats a hernia, erectile dysfunction, and other male problems like baldness. Reasearch has proved that fenugreek helps in increasing sexual desire, and performance in men. It is also a natural remedy for impotence. And it also increases stamina in men.

 

 

  • Breastfeeding in women

Fenugreek for increase milk supplyFenugreek promotes the flow of milk in women who may experience the milk supply. It acts as a galactagogue which is one of the substances which help in increasing the milk production. Lactating mothers should add some fenugreek seeds in themilk and drink it at least twice a day. This will improve their milk supply.

 

 

  • Heart problems

Fenugreek for heart problemsFenugreek seeds and fenugreek leaves are effective in balancing the effects of blood lipids and lower the problems of atherosclerosis. It also has abilities to lower the level of sugar and cholesterol in the body which ultimately helps in treating health problems.

 

 

 

  • Lowers blood-sugar level

Fenugreek for good blood sugar levelsFenugreek promotes slow absorption of sugar in the stomach and helps in the stimulation of insulin. Both of the above-mentioned processes help in lowering the blood sugar level. So people having problems with their sugarlevel should incorporate fenugreek seeds in their daily diet.

 

 

 

  • Fenugreek nutrition facts

Fenugreek nutrional valueFenugreek is rich in fiber, magnesium, carbohydrates, phosphorous, proteins, iron, and vitamin B6. It is nutritionally very healthy and consuming fenugreek seeds and fenugreek leaves have many health benefits. Fenugreek works as an amazing nutritional supplement which helps you in making your immune system stronger. It is one of the herbs loved by the herb lovers because of a plethora of health benefits it provides.

 

 

 

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