Fenugreek is a natural source of iron,
silicon, sodium and thiamine. Fenugreek contains mucilagins
which are known for soothing and relaxing inflamed tisuues.
contain alkaloids, including trigonelline, gentianine and
carpine compounds. the seeds also contain fibre,
4-hydroyisoleucine and fenugreekine, a component that may
have hypoglycemic activity. The mechanism is thought to
delay gastric emptying, slow carbohydrate absorption and
inhibit glucose transport.
also increase the number of insulin receptors in red blood
cells and improve glucose utilization in peripheral tissues,
thus demonstrating potential anti-diabetec effects both on
the pancreas and other sites. The amino acid
4-hydroxyisoleucine, contained in the seeds, may also
directly stimulate insulin secretion.
Medicinal Properties :
Methika is Pungent in both Taste and Post Digestive
effect .It possesses light and unctous
attributes . It augments the appetite , relieves fever ,
alleviates swelling and reduces body fats but vitiates Pitta.
Fenugreek seeds and leaves are anticholesterolemic,
anti-inflammatory, antitumor, carminative, demulcent,
deobstruent, emollient, expectorant, febrifuge, galactogogue,
hypoglycaemic, laxative, parasiticide, restorative and
useful in burning sensation.
Diabetes & Reduce Cholesterol :
It has been proven to be an excellent remedy for reducing
level of bad Cholesterol levels from our body. It is also
used to reduce blood glucose levels in the blood.
Aids Digestion :
It purifies blood and helps in flushing out
the harmful toxins. It helps in dissolving excess mucus,
thereby making the digestive organ refreshed and clean. Also
fenugreek seeds are useful in improving memory power too.
Prevent hair loss :
seeds being high source of Protein are very useful in
,so it helps in treating
baldness, thinning of hair and hair fall. It also has
Lecithin , a natural emollient which helps in strengthening
and moisturisation of hair. It
also keeps the dandruff away and keeps the
hair free of lices.
Helps In Losing Weight :
The fiber in fenugreek fills the stomach,
even when consumed in a little amount. Soak a few fenugreek
seeds in water and chew them in the morning, on an empty
Antidote For Skin Problems :
Fenugreek seeds prove to be an excellent
beauty product. They help prevent wrinkles, blackheads,
pimples, dryness and rashes.
Good For Beauty & Health :
Fenugreek helps attain hormonal balance in
women and therefore, helps in enlargement of breasts.
helps increase the lactation in breast feeding women.
Prevents Dandruff & Strengthens Hair :
Not only does fenugreek help prevent hair
loss, but also keeps the dandruff away. It also keeps the
hair lice free.