Fenugreek Seed is used as a spice and fenugreek leaves are eaten as a vegetable in India, China and the Middle East for centuries. The practitioners of Ayurvedic and Traditional Chinese Medicine have used and documented Methi seeds for its many medicinal uses. This spice, which is actually a lentil, is used throughout India for its distinctive flavor (it has a slightly bitter taste) it gives the dish and for its wonderful healthful properties. Fenugreek is used in small quantities and is used throughout India – both in north and south Indian cooking. As a matter of fact, after turmeric, fenugreek seeds are the most medically useful item in an Indian kitchen.
Uses of Fenugreek Seeds:
- Fenugreek Seeds with good Saponin and Alkaloid contents.
- The Fenugreek Seeds range has been used for centuries as a culinary spice and their extracts as flavorings.
- Medicinally it is used for the treatment of wounds, abscesses, arthritis, bronchitis, and digestive problems.
- The Fenugreek Seeds range is offered in both whole and powdered form.