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Methi : [Fenugreek]




  Sanskrit name

: Methika

  English name

: Fenugreek

  Hindi name

: Methi

  Latin name

: Trigonella foenum-gracum


: Fabaceae




Dry, fresh leaves and seed are used in the form of spices and medicines. Traditionally it has been used for increasing proper lactation in nursing mothers.


Ayurvedic Properties:

Rasa : Katu (pungent) 
Guna : Laghu (light), Snigdha (oily) 
Virya : Ushna (hot)
Vipaka : Katu (pungent)


Chemical constituent:

Fenugreek is a natural source of iron, silicon, sodium and thiamine. Seeds contains alkaloids, including trigonelline, gentianine and carpine compounds. The seeds also contain fibre, 4-hydroyisoleucine and fenugreekine.

Useful parts: Leaves and seeds

Medical Properties:

Carminative, antipyretic, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, appetizer, digestive, produces lactation, tonic, seeds are astringent.


Medicinal uses:

Inflammation, fever, dyspepsia, hepatomegaly, diabetes, anorexia, cough, bronchitis, externally leaves are used in the form of poultice for boils, abscess, ulcers, swelling & burns.




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