Health Benefits of Fenugreek Seeds

The use of herbs in treating some illnesses can be amazing. Some great plants we use either as medication or food spice are not new. Apparently, they were used long ago by our ancestors who had no opportunity to visit any hospital. One such plant with an amazing wealth of health benefits to mankind is the fenugreek seed.
Fenugreek is an annual plant in the family Fabaceae, with leaves consisting of three small obovate to oblong leaflets. It belongs to the pea family, with aromatic seeds that are used for flavouring, especially ground and used in curry powder.
The health benefits of fenugreek can be used to control diabetes, relief from stomach disorders, inflammations, anemia, loss of taste, fever, dandruff, respiratory disorders, mouth ulcers, sore throat, It is beneficial in lactation and helps in improving digestion.
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Here are the health benefits of the fenugreek seed.
Fenugreek is not a mere food spice. The healing powers are quite large. It is effective in treating the followings:
  • In women, one huge benefit of the fenugreek seed is that it increases milk production.
  • In men, it increases a man’s Libido and boost sperm count.
  • Improves Digestive Problems and Cholesterol Levels.
  • Reduces Inflammation Inside the Body

Fenugreek can be taken by men who wish to increase their sperm count. Taking fenugreek tea can help raise the testosterone levels. 

How to Make Fenugreek Tea

Fenugreek has been effectively used for treatment of stomach upset, lowered appetite, constipation, heartburn, and a host of other illnesses. The steps in preparing fenugreek tea recipe are:


  • 1 teaspoon of fenugreek seeds for each cup of tea
  • 1 cup of water for every teaspoon of fenugreek seeds


  • Pound or crush the fenugreek seeds. Use a mortar and pestle or place the seeds on a wooden chopping board and crush with the flat blade of a large kitchen knife.
  • Boil the water in a saucepan. Pour the desired amount of boiled water into a teapot, small jug or other container.
  • Add the crushed fenugreek seeds to the boiling water.
  • Cover and steep the seeds for at least three minutes.
  • Strain into a cup/mug.
  • You can add honey or sugar to taste

Your fenugreek is ready for consumption. It can be served hot or cold.

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