Fenugreek is primarily used as a culinary spice, it contains protein, vitamins, niacin and a compound very similar to estrogen, hence it is good to overcome very common symptoms of menopause.This is cultivated without the use of pesticides ,artificial fertilizers or chemicals.
It has been used as a traditional herbal remedy to promote hair growth both in women and men.
Fenugreek has been used for skin irritation, such as ulcers, boils, eczema, dandruff and cellulite.
Some other traditional applications of the herb have been as a healing agent, to remove tumors, treat infected wounds and due to its anti-inflammatory properties it has also been used to treat hemorrhoids, gout, rheumatism, muscle pain, treat halitosis and aching joints.
In Saudi Arabia, the leaves and seeds are used as a remedy for kidney stones. In one animal study it was noted that when rats were given a dose of fenugreek daily for a month, they had a significant reduction in the amount of calcium that was deposited in the kidneys, which can support this folk medicine usage.
The seeds might be effective against roundworms and they contain some chemicals that have insect repellent properties and can be used as an insecticide.
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