Healthy Benefits of PENUGREEK
FENUGREEK, most popularly known as Methi, is an Indian herb. The leaves and seeds of the plant are of high medicinal and nutritional value.
Fenugreek seeds are rich sources of Carbohydrates, Proteins, Vitamin A and C, Iron, Calcium and Minerals. Apart from providing energy and roughage, Fenugreek prevents constipation, improves digestion, stimulates liver and spleen, purifies blood and serves as appetizer.
The seeds of Fenugreek have antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties and can be used for relieving pain.
Powdered Fenugreek seeds can be mixed in a cup of warm water simmered for ten minutes and strained. This can be used for gargling which provides relief from sore-throat. Also boiled in water for about 20 minutes and the mixture drunk regularly for 10 days, it provides relief from sinusitis!
When regularly taken in varying doses, they reduce reactive hyperglycemia in diabetics. Apart from reducing glucose levels, the triglycerides (fat) and serum cholesterol levels can be significantly reduced by use of Fenugreek.
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