Fenugreek has many names, the most famous: Shambhala, camel grass, Greek hay, fenugreek, Chaman.More than 130 species of plants distributed throughout the world, from North America and ending with China.In our country the most popular kind - fenugreek.
Fenugreek: useful properties
For centuries, Asians believed that the plant has exceptional healing properties for the female body.Decoction of fenugreek taken by pregnant women 7-9 months of pregnancy, which has a beneficial effect on milk production.In addition, pozhitnik has a number of properties blagoadrya which stimulates the growth of breast girl, decreases blood glucose and cholesterol levels.
Based on empirical research, we found out the following effects, which gives the correct use of the plant:
- Normalization of blood sugar;
- Bringing back to normal pressure;
- Good preventive effect on the cardiovascular system;
- improve hair growth;
- Getting rid of cough;
- Help in the treatment of colds;
- Preventing weight loss;
- normalization of the
- fight against skin diseases.
This is probably not a complete list.Fenugreek seeds - natural wonder cure for many ailments.They are widely used in official and folk medicine and in cooking are excellent as a seasoning or a separate dish, added to soups and salads.
Fenugreek: recipes of traditional medicine
basis of all recipes of this plant - the seeds.They may be in powdered form or whole, depending on the recipe.
Recipe 1: healing yellow tea
helba famous tea - a traditional Egyptian drink, the main ingredient of which are fenugreek seeds.Prepared by simply:
- 1 teaspoon of seeds must be 200 ml.water;
- mixture boil and cook for 5 minutes;
- to your taste add sugar or honey, lemon, milk.
The drink large amounts of the vitamin.This is a good tool for general health promotion and disease prevention.
Recipe 2: hot compress on sores on the legs, with felon
- 10 grams of crushed seeds mixed with acetic water to the state of porridge;
- soak it in linen cloth and apply to the sore area;
- Change compresses 2-3 times a day.
excess prolactin and estrogen in the body - a major reason why it is necessary to abandon the fenugreek.Also, the use of fenugreek is recommended only in the last months of pregnancy.It should be approached with caution to the treatment plant people with insulin-dependent form of diabetes and those who have blood clotting is at a reduced level.Otherwise, the valuable substance that gives people fenugreek - a real treasure and stupid not to use it.Excellent flavor, aroma, benefit - three elements that characterize the plant well.