Fenugreek Seeds or Methi Leaves : Benefits on Health

HealthGeekss | Nov 20,2018 

Other name for fenugreek leaves is methi patta in Hindi. From ancient times fenugreek seeds are using as green leafy vegetable. Fenugreek leaves or methi leaves are rich source of fibers and helps in digestion.

 benefits of Fenugreek Seeds

Methi leaves have ample benefits on health . They treat kidney diseases, reduce blood sugar level of diabetes patients, induce labour- rich source of benefits in traditional medicine. 

In herbalism fenugreek seeds increase breast milk in nursing mothers. There are not any scientific evidence to prove this. 

Its Seeds are also good for animals. Therefore seeds are also using to feed fish, domestic rabbits. 

Seeds are rich in antioxidants and nutrients that promote fat burning and boost metabolism.

How to prepare Fenugreek Drink

First Method

1.) First of all soak fenugreek seeds in hot water
2.) Then drain out water from this mixture. 
3.)Drink this water early morning for 1 month on an empty stomach leads to reduce belly fat.


Second Method

1.) Roast fenugreek seeds in a pan and grind them with the help of grinder. 

2.) Take 1 tbsp of fenugreek powder and add some water. 

3.) Drink this mixture every morning assist in weight loss.

Other Benefits of Fenugreek On Health

1.) Intestine Problems

It is an accessible remedy for indigestion. It treats constipation and digestion problems created by stomach ulcers. This is because of fenugreek’s natural digestion property.

Its lubricating property flushes out harmful toxins from body and aids digestion. 

For this drink fenugreek decoction early morning on an empty stomach is effective.

2.) Diabetes

Its seeds help people with diabetes. Seeds contain fibers that slow down the digestion and thus absorption of sugar by body.

It is recommended that intake of 10 gram of seeds soaked in hot water(one night before on an empty stomach reduces blood sugar level. 

Study also proposes heavy intake of seeds for several months improves glucose level.


3.) Cholesterol Reduction

Most people are diagnosed with cholesterol regularly. 

Doctors recommends fenugreek seeds to reduce cholesterol or tryglycerides level. Because fenegreek seeds help in reducing body’s production of cholesterol or specially low-density lipo protein( LDL or bad cholesterol).

Studies state that presence of steroidal sapnions helps in reducing cholesterol consumption and also reduces the production of cholesterol substances by liver.

4.) Protects from Cancer

Fenugreek also protects from cancer. Researchers at Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Thiruvananthapuram, found that fenugreek seeds could be a alternative to hormone replacement therapy. Fibers that are present in fenugreek helps in the production of cancer cells.

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