METHI : Fenugreek, Trigonella foenum-graecum
Parts Used :
The seeds of fenugreek have multiple properties :
Hypotensive and tonic action on the heart
Reduced blood glucose
Lowers cholesterol and triglycerides
Restoring in case of asthenia
Stimulating the pancreas
Anti - inflammatory
Its rich in carbohydrates and proteins is fenugreek plant in exceptional cases of malnutrition.
Fenugreek is used as seeds , powder, tablets or tincture mère.
Fenugreek is used as seeds , powder, tablet or tincture .
Chokes , anorexia : In cases anorexia, powdered , 2 g to seeds is used. a glass of water. Take 3 times a day .
Diabetes: This is a treatment of choice in pancreas problems and diabetes. table seeds to 2 cups of water . Boil to reduce to one cup . Drink a cup a day for a week and stop for a week.
Arthritis : Researchers in Belgium have discovered anti -inflammatory properties mild , confirming the used in India to treat arthritis and other inflammations. Form of decoction . 2 c . coffee seeds to a cup of water and simmer 10 minutes. Drink 2-3 cups a day. Not more than a week .
Sore throat : The softening properties of mucilage which is rich fenugreek, help relieve pain sore throat and cough . Use as a decoction and gargle .
For problems of skin inflammations , abscesses, tumors, etc. . Make a paste with the powdered seeds. Place the affected part .
Fenugreek is considered a safe plant at a concentration less than 0.05 % . However, it is prudent not to extend an internal treatment beyond one week. Always stop for a period of one week. Pregnant women should refrain from consuming fenugreek .