Botanical name: Trigonella foenum-graecum
Native to: North Africa and Eastern Mediterranean
Actions: Appetite-stimulant and anti-inflammatory which can help to sooth sore throats, gastritis, gastric ulcers and other stomach or bowel conditions.
Description: Fenugreek is widely used in various cuisines, including Indian, Middle Eastern
and North African. It has long been valued for its anti-inflammatory effects which may aid sooth sore throats and various complaints of the gastric tract, including gastritis, gastric ulcers, upset stomach, irritable bowel and many others. Additionally, some research suggests it may aid to reduce blood sugar levels and cholesterol levels, which may prove useful in controlling late-onset diabetes.
It may also reduce menstrual cramps and has been used to treat menopausal symptoms and during childbirth. In ancient Greece, it was recommended as a remedy for all gynaecological problems, including infections of the uterus, vagina and vulva. It is also said to stimulate milk production in breastfeeding women.
As a paste fenugreek can also be applied to abscesses, boils, ulcers, burns and sores of any kind.
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