Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum) is a type of herb or plant found in the Fabaceae family. It is also known as methi in Hindi. Fenugreek herb is sometimes used as a natural remedy, herbal dietary supplement, home remedy, homeopathic cure, natural medicine, and alternative medicine. Of the large number of countries that produce fenugreek, India is the largest.
Health Benefits of Fenugreek
Fenugreek is said to be an effective home remedy or natural medicine for arthritis. It has been suggested that it is as effective homeopathic remedy due to the fact that there appears to be a lower number of people who suffer from arthritis in India where fenugreek is most abundantly consumed.
Ages ago in traditional and folk medicine, fenugreek was used for alleviating the symptoms of menopause, treating digestive conditions, and for aiding in the inducement of labor.
In modern times it is more so used as a home remedy and herbal medicine for maladies such as: diabetes, reduced milk production in new mothers, and appetite loss. Fenugreek has also been applied topically to the skin as an anti-inflammatory.
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