Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum)


Provides information on the herb fenugreek or Trigonella foenum-graecum L. History; List of indicated uses; Plant basics; Health benefits.

Fenugreek For Blood Sugar and Weight Loss Management

Evaluates the health benefits of Fenugreek for blood sugar control and weight loss management. Mechanism of action of FenuLife, a fenugreek extract; Comparison of the therapeutic effect of psyll...

From fenugreek to folic acid

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The article focuses on the science of healthy hair. Fenugreek has a unique mix of chemical constituents, many of which contribute to maintaining healthy-looking hair and a well-nourished scalp. H...


• THE RESEARCH People with type 2 diabetes who took 1 g of fenugreek seed extract for 2 months reduced blood sugar levels by about 20%--the same amount as those who followed a standard nutrition and exercise program, a small study in India found.

• SHOULD I TAKE IT? Sure, but continue managing your condition with medication, activity, and a healthy diet. "It's safe for most people," says Ryan Bradley, ND, head of the Diabetes and Cardiovascular Wellness Program at Bastyr University. (Follow label instructions; do not take if you're on blood thinners.)

Fenugreek For Blood Sugar and Weight Management

Discusses the use of fenugreek galactomannan for blood sugar health and for lowering glycemic index. Reason for the limited use of fenugreek as a herbal supplement; Significance of the limitatio...

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