trigonella foenum-graecum

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Toasted fenugreek seed is actually a healthy sugar substitute, tasting somewhat like maple syrup, yet it reduces plasma glucose and insulin responses in non-insulin-dependent diabetics (lowers blood sugar). Raw fenugreek is healthy but bitter, toasting makes it more palatable. Used in treating baldness, cancer, cholesterol, diabetes, fungal infections, stomach ulcers, pain reliever, expel mucus, antiseptic, lung infections, asthma, sinus, uterine relaxant, menopause, depression, constipation. (should not be taken by pregnant women). Very popular in Indian dishes and Asia. The whole plant is edible.
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A small plant with big benefits: Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum Linn.) for disease prevention and health promotion.
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Scientific name Plant part Therapeutic area: A15 Achillea millefolium L., flos Dried inflorescence Achillea millefolium L., herba Not applicable Arctium lappa L., radix Not applicable Artemisia absinthium L., herba Not applicable Centaurium Erythraea Rafn, Not applicable herba Cichorium intybus L., radix Not applicable Harpagophytum Procumbens DC Cut dried tuberous and/or Harpagophytum Zeyheri secondary root Decne, radix Marrubium vulgare L., herba Not applicable Trigonella foenum-graecum L., As defined in the Ph.
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