Like many of the other herbs and spices used in Indian cooking, the ground seeds of fenugreek have anti-inflammatory properties and aid digestion. Fenugreekine, a chemical found in these seeds, are also believed to reduce blood sugar levels and have been used as natural supplement for use with insulin. Fenugreek is also a potent expectorant, and is used for natural remedies to ease congestion, allergies, and bronchitis.
Dosha - Kapha
Used in cooking vegetables, bean/lentil, rice, chicken/fish curries, and bread. Add to salad and yogurt.
*The above does not offer medical advice. Please consult your doctor for any health-related or medicinal uses of the above spice.