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fenugreek

an annual heavily scented Mediterranean leguminous plant, Trigonella foenum-graecum, with hairy stems and white flowers: cultivated for forage and for its medicinal seeds
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fenugreek

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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Commentary: Fenugreek is used in many parts of the world, including the US as a galactagogue and has been proven to be safe and effective.
By week 2, the sourness of mango seeps into the spices, fenugreek seeds, and garlic pods, and pickle becomes tasty.
Dried fenugreek leaves are available at Indian markets (look for kasoori methi), as well as some spice shops, and via online purveyors.
This research work aims to throw light on the bio reduction of Cu+2 ions into Cu0 nanoparticles by employing aqueous Fenugreek seeds extract under varied percentage compositions and there by implementing eco-friendly chemistry for the future research.
Saponin is the main effective ingredient from fenugreek on modulating dyslipidemia.
Fenugreek seeds have wide range of characteristics such as aromatic smell, bitter taste, carminative properties, antioxidant and antibacterial benefits (Bahmani et al, 2016).
Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum) is an important spice and exhibits its antioxidant effects (Bhanger et al., 2008) by radical scavenging and antimutagenic activities during in vitro tests (Dash, 2011).Using fenugreek in broiler diets improved antioxidant status of birds (Abbas, 2010).
A novel extract of fenugreek husk (FenuSMART) alleviates postmenopausal symptoms and helps to establish the hormonal balance: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study.
Ingredients 250g garlic, peeled Turmeric powder -- a pinch 25g salt 10g chilli powder 11/2 teaspoons fenugreek seeds, dry roasted and powdered 2 tablespoons vinegar 1/4 cup gingerly oil or sesame seed oil 1 teaspoon mustard seeds 1 teaspoon asafoetida (hing) Preparation Steam garlic for 6-8 minutes in idli pan or steamer.
tsp black peppercorns 1 1/2 tsp brown mustard seeds 1tbsp coriander seeds, or ground coriander For the curry: 3 large tomatoes, quartered 15 large garlic cloves 1/2 tsp chilli powder 3/4 tsp ground turmeric 4 tbsp vegetable oil 2 dried chillies 1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds (available from good supermarkets) 1/4 tsp brown mustard seeds Salt 600g firm white fish, cut into steaks (Dad's favourite is rohu, or sea bream) 3 Indian green finger chillies, stalks removed, pierced with a knife 2 handfuls of coriander stalks and leaves, roughly chopped Rice to serve METHOD 1.