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Fenugreek seeds: welfares good health

Date Added: April 28, 2010 06:20:31 AM
Author: Ella Depp
Category: Health Blog: Heatlh Care

It is human tendency that we tend to believe in man made medicine more than the power of nature. The power of nature is very powerful. The medicines described from ancient era have proved its benefits long time back. But those medicines are overlooked by us, and we gulp down man made pills.

Indian traditional medicines have numerous of useful herbs listed in their scriptures. And most of these herbs are easily available in our kitchen. From numerous herbs, fenugreek is used in our day-to day life. Fenugreek is very well recognized as Fenigreek and Greek Hay.

This herb has been mentioned in both, Ayurveda— Indian traditional medicine— and Chinese Traditional medicine. Fenugreek is an herb as well as a spice, which belongs to Fabaceae family. This herb has amazing medicinal properties, which if used in daily life will keep our body healthy.

The seeds and leaves of this plant are considered useful.

Fenugreek is helpful in curing many ailments, such as:

Digestive disorder: The leaves of fenugreek are useful in the treatment of indigestion and slow functioning of liver. Gastric disorders can be cured by consuming the leaves fried or boiled in butter. Even the seeds of fenugreek are used in the treatment of dysentery and diarrhea.

Fevers: Fenugreek Seeds are very much beneficial in lessening the high body temperature. The intake of fenugreek tea reduces the fever. It is highly valued as cleansing agent, thus helps in flushing out all toxic materials form the body.

Anemia: Anemia can be cured with the help of fenugreek leaves. They are highly useful in the formation of blood in the body. Fenugreek seeds are rich in iron, thus provides good amount of energy. You may consume the cooked leaves that will guard anemia during menstruation cycle. It is also very much effective in with onset of puberty.

Stomach disorders: The inflammation of stomach and intestines makes anyone uncomfortable. It is very much essential to clean our body internally. Fenugreek tea helps in relaxing the digestive system. Intake of this tea will help to flush out all toxic substance from the body. Fenugreek seeds kill the bacteria that form infection in intestine.

Respiratory infection: The initial stage of respiratory infection such as influenza, sinusitis, bronchitis, pneumonia, and catarrh can be cured with the intake of fenugreek tea. This tea can be flavored by adding few drops of lemon to the tea. Bad breath and body odor: The fenugreek tea is beneficial in eliminating body odor and bad breath. The bad odor emitted from our body is due to growth of bacteria and other toxic material. The regular intake of this tea will help in removing these bacteria and guard our body against body odor and bad breath.

Diabetes: Fenugreek seeds are very effective in maintaining the sugar level in blood stream. To control diabetes, you may intake a glass of milk mixed with two teaspoonfuls of powdered fenugreek seeds. Or you may even just swallow two teaspoonfuls of fenugreek seeds daily. These seeds are even beneficial on sore throat, mouth ulcers, swellings and pimples. The fenugreek tea is commonly known as Hu la ba tea in Chinese tradition. It is also used in many cuisines that give amazing flavor to the food.

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