A plant (trigonella Fœnum Græcum) cultivated for its strong-smelling seeds, which are
One of the oldest recorded medicinal plants and one of the most versatile spices. It firms up tissues and organ, soothes, and protects internal membranes. Useful for all mucous conditions and lung congestion. Reduces inflammation and is an overall rejuvenator.
A very hard seed grown in the Middle East, which is used as a spice. Its dominant flavor and aroma is recognizable in commercial curry powders.
An annual herb used internally for bronchitis, depression diabetes, digestive complaints and other conditions.
This aromatic plant is native to Asia and southern Europe and is famous for bitter, slightly sweet seeds which are used in curry powders, spice blends and teas. Also known as "methi."
Tan seeds of the fenugreek plant, with the flavor similar to artificial maple flavoring. Essential in the preparation of Asian Indian spice mixtures.
sweet and slightly bitter spice
hard, dried seed usually sold ground.
Category: plant / herb Scientific name: Trigonella foenumgraecum Current research has shown that fenugreek has anti-diabetic properties. Other properties: bulk laxative and aphrodisiac.
An herb (Trigonella foenum-graecum). Fenugreek, a member of the family Fabaceae, may be referred to as trigonella or as Greek hay seed. The seeds contain mucilage causing them to be an ingredient in various ointments. Fenugreek has been administered internally for stomach problems, due to its soothing properties. The seed tastes similar to maple sugar and is sometimes used as a spice and flavoring agent, often in imitation maple syrup.
Fenugreek is an herb with healing and anti-inflammatory properties on wounds, boils, sores, fistulas and tumors. It can be taken to help bronchitis and gargled to ease sore throats. It may be used to stimulate milk production in nursing mothers and may also help soothe digestive discomfort. Fenugreek's actions include: expectorant, demulcent, vulnerary, anti-inflammatory, anti-spasmodic, tonic, emmenagogue, galactogogue, and hypotensive.
FEHN-yoo-greek] Native to Asia and southern Europe, this aromatic plant is known for its pleasantly bitter, slightly sweet seeds. Its leaves (not generally available in the United States) can be used in salads. Fenugreek seeds, which come whole and ground, are used to flavor many foods including curry powders, spice blends and teas. Fenugreek seeds should be stored in a cool, dark place for no more than 6 months
Native to Iran, it's ground seeds and bitter leaves are used in many Persian recipes.
annual herb or southern Europe and eastern Asia having off-white flowers and aromatic seeds used medicinally and in curry
aromatic seeds used as seasoning especially in curry
An important ingredient in Indian cooking, the dried seeds from this plant of the pea family are small, oblong and orange-brown. They are usually gently dry-fried, then ground and added to curry paste. in Sri Lanka, a few seeds are often used whole in seafood curries. Use sparingly, as the flavor can be bitter.
An erect annual herb of the bean family, indigenous to western Asia and south-eastern Europe, and cultivated for its seeds, which, although legumes, are used as a spice...[Read More
A small, annual herb with flat brown seeds often used in curry spice mixes, and in panch phora, a seed mix added to vegetables
Methi. This important spice is used as seeds and in fresh or dried leaf form. It is very savoury and is used in many Northern Indian dishes.
ground or seeds with a slightly bitter flavour.
Aromatic seeds used as a flavouring.
A type of pea plant, the pod of the plant house seeds that taste bitter in their raw form but, once cooked, the seeds take on a sweet, maple type flavor. It is commonly used in spice mixes and chutneys.
Fenugreek is a plant native to western Asia. The young leaves are used as an herb and the rock-hard seed pods are ground and used as a spice. It is an important ingredient in curries.
An important and commonly used spice in India, Greece and Egypt. Fenugreek has small, hard seeds, brownish yellow in colour. They have a strong aroma when used in cooking, are slightly bitter in taste and excellent in tandoori masala and other dishes.
A green herb also known as Methi in oriental Language.
an Asiatic herb with a bitter celery-like flavor. Its chief use is in curry powders and stews.
Native to both Europe and Asia. Both the seeds and...
Trigonella foenum-graecum Traditionally used for healing and reducing inflammation in wounds. It also soothes digestive disorders, eases Bronchitis and sore throats. Nursing mothers have used this herb to stimulate milk production.
As A Treatment"...The seed contains saponins, flavonoids, oils, proteins and a high amount of mucilage..."
As A Treatment"...Fenugreek seeds are "Approved" by the German Commission E to stimulate appetite, and externally ( poultice) for soothing inflammations..."
is an aromatic Mediterranean plant whose seed is used in the west mainly as part of curry powder and which is traditionally used in Africa to fatten women. see also
Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum) belongs to the family Fabaceae. Fenugreek is used both as an herb (the leaves) and as a spice (the seed). It is cultivated worldwide as a semi-arid crop.