Amazing Health Benefits of Fenugreek

An amazing herb, fenugreek is rich in protein, vitamin C, niacin, potassium, and diosgenin which make it good for your health. Here are some of the health benefits offered by this wonderful herb.

Meenakshi Chaudhary
Written by: Meenakshi ChaudharyPublished at: Mar 10, 2014

Fenugreek

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An amazing herb, fenugreek is rich in protein, vitamin C, niacin, potassium, and diosgenin which make it good for your health. Here are some of the health benefits offered by this wonderful herb. Image Courtesy : Getty Images

Fever

Fever
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Fenugreek seeds can reduce fever when taken with lemon and honey as it known to provide nourishment to the body during an illness. Take two to three teaspoons of fenugreek seeds along with lemon and honey three times in a day to treat the fever. Image Courtesy : Getty Images

Cholesterol

Cholesterol
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Fenugreek seeds are recommended remedy for balancing cholesterol levels. Several studies suggests that people who take about 2 ounces of fenugreek seed each day have lower cholesterol levels thereby less risk of a heart disease. Image Courtesy : Getty Images  

Breast Enlargement

Breast Enlargement
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The herb is not only good for overall health; it can also be very effective in balancing women's harmones. It is often used in many teas and other products that help balance women's hormones and enhance breasts. A natural home remedy for breast enlargement is to make Fenugreek a part of the regular diet. Image Courtesy : Getty Images

Easy Labour

Easy Labour
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This healthy herb can also be very good for pregnant women during their big day. Fenugreek helps in uterine contractions and can be helpful in inducing childbirth. However, pregnant women should use it only after consulting the doctor. Image Courtesy : Getty Images  

Skin Inflammation

Skin Inflammation
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Fenugreek seeds are also very effective in topical treatment for skin problems such as abscesses, boils, burns and eczema. Grind a spoonful of fenugreek and mix it warm water. Apply this mixture directly on the affected skin. Image Courtesy : Getty Images  

Cardiovascular Health

Cardiovascular Health
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Fenugreek seed has galactomannan that helps in reducing the heart attack. It is also an excellent source of potassium that counters action of sodium thereby controlling the heart and blood pressure. Image Courtesy : Getty Images

Diabetes

Diabetes
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Fenugreek is also very healthy and beneficial for people with diabetes. It contains galactomannan, a natural soluble fibre which slows down the rate of sugar absorption into blood. Fenugreek also contains amino acid responsible for inducing the production of insulin.   Image Courtesy : Getty Images

Colon Cancer

Colon Cancer
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The fiber content of the fenugreek seeds help in binding the toxins of the food and flush them out protecting the mucus membrane of the colon from cancers. Hence, it is great in preventing the colon cancer. Image Courtesy : Getty Images  

Supports Milk Production

Supports Milk Production
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It is recommended to lactating women to add more fenugreek to their diet since it has been known to increase milk production. Research has shown that milk production can increase manifold within couple of days after adding the herb to regular diet.   Image Courtesy : Getty Images  

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