Working with Fenugreek
Fenugreek seed is a common spice used to stimulate the appetite and improve digestion and assimilation. It has been used traditionally to stimulate lactation in women, and also in domestic animals; to ease bronchitis and chronic cough; to reduce fever; and to treat mouth ulcers. Fenugreek tea is also used to help relieve atherosclerosis, high cholesterol, and diabetes. Fenugreek seeds are used as a poultice for inflammation, boils, sores, and wounds.
Fenugreek has a taste of BITTER and a temperature of WARM.
Conditions treated with Fenugreek
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The information offered in this database is not intended as a substitute for any that may have been prescribed by your health practitioner or physician.