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Scientific name of Fenugreek: Trigonella foemum-graecum Linn 

Name of Fenugreek in different languages:

Sanskrit: Methika, Methi, Gandaphala.

Hindi: Methi

Malayalam: Uluva-ഉലുവ

Plant Description:-

fenugreek-UluvaFenugreek is an annual herb, commonly cultivated in south india as a spice, it grows up to 60 cm. height, leaves are green, and arranged in 3  three small obovate to oblong leaflets, flowers are small and yellow in color, seeds contain in a pod, length to 3-4 inches, and about 10-15 seeds contain in the pod, which are brown in color.

Useful plant parts:


Medicinal uses:

useful in the treatment of diabetic conditions, enhance the production of breast milk, digestive agent, to control cholesterol level, induce the testosterone hence improve sexual vitality, reduce the body foul smell,  and gives cooling effect in body

Chemical content:

Analgesic, protodioscin, saponin

How to prepare medicines:

 1.To increase breast milk: One tablespoon of crushed Fenugreek seeds powder mix in cow milk or goat milk and drink 3 glass daily.

2. Dandruff:  Some fenugreek seed kept  in water for two hours, and then ground well to make paste and applied of scalp and wait  for 1 hour and washed off in water. 

One of the Ingredients in the Ayurveda medicines like:-



Chathur Beejangal 

Anuphala Capsules

Dybenav Tablets

Prabhanjana Vimardanam Thailam


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