Wednesday, 4 May 2016

Fenugreek Leaves Benefits and Uses

Fenugreek is often considered as an annual plant and it belongs from the family of Fabaceae. It has leaves which often consists of three small obovate to that of oblong leaflets. It is often cultivated as a semiarid crop.

Fenugreek Leaves
Fenugreek Leaves

Fenugreek Leaves Benefits and Uses in Indian Cuisine:

Fenugreek leaf is often regarded as one of the main component which is more often used in most of the Indian cuisine. In some dishes it is used as an herb, where as in other it is used as a spice, and vegetable. Often amber colored fenugreek leaves are mostly used in most of the Indian dishes. Some time it is also used in sambar or as panch phoron in Bengali dishes. Often it is roasted to reduce the bitterness and enhance flavor of it. In various Indian curries use of this leave is prevalent. The seed of this leave is often used as part of salad.

Apart from this in various Turkish cuisines it is used as paste often known as Cemen which helps to make preparation like Pastirma. On the other hand in Persian cuisine this leave is used one of the key ingredient of ghormesh sabzi. Last but not the least it is often used in popular cuisines like aish merahrah which is regarded as staple food of Egypt.

Fenugreek Leaf
Fenugreek Leaf

Fenugreek Leaves Benefits in Providing High Nutrition:

Fenugreek leaves or Methi leaves contain huge nutritious value while eating it. It contains almost six grams of carbohydrates, around four point four gram of protein, phosphorous contain of it is around fifty one gram, iron contain is around two gram. Last but not the least calcium contain of this leaf is around three hundred ninety five gram which makes it highly nutritious in contain and help to treat numbers of human illness.

Fenugreek Leaf Uses in Human Health:

Fenugreek Leaf or Methi Leaf is often regarded as one of the key ingredient of herbal medicine especially for the treatment of harmful diseases like diabetes. It often solves problems like that of stomach upsets, loss of appetites, gastritis problem, affect on heart health, and that of arteries problem. Alongside this it also helps in controlling problems like that of high blood pressure. It also helps in controlling problems of high cholesterol, and problems like triglycerides. Apart from this it is also used for controlling kidney ailment or problems like vitamin deficiency diseases like beriberi, mouth ulcer boil, and bronchitis trouble.

Other than this it is also used to control infection of the tissue benefits beneath the surface of the skin, problems of chronic coughs, chapped lips, baldness, cancer and lowering of blood sugar in people who suffers from problem of diabetes. Also it treats and cures problems of people who suffer from hernia or erectile dysfunction. In addition to this it is some time used as poultice that is when it is wrapped in cloth and applied directly to treat skin problems, or local pains and swelling. Often it is used to treat problem such as muscle pain, swelling of lymph nodes, and pain in the toes.

In conclusion it can be said that Fenugreek Leaves is regarded as one of the key ingredient which is often used to make products like soap, and cosmetics.  Often it is eaten as a vegetable.

1 comment:

  1. Fantastic post - Great explainations and thinking.I'm looking forward to what you have for us next..!
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