Not yet rated Add your review
This tincture of Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum) seed is made with dried seeds.
This tincture of Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum) seed is made using dried seeds.
60 drops, 2-3 times per day in juice or water.
Certified Organic Gluten Free cane alcohol, USP pharmaceutical grade glycerin, ultrafiltered water.
1:3, 60% Alcohol
Avoid fenugreek seed during pregnancy, as it can be a uterine stimulant. Although fenugreek can be used to lower blood sugar levels, diabetics should use it for this purpose only with guidance from a qualified health-care practitioner.
HOW TO MEASURE OUR TINCTURES:
Suggested doses are given in drops. However, for easy dosing, you may want to use the guidelines below:
Droppers: If a dropper were immersed in a tincture bottle and the bulb squeezed twice, the number of drops in the pipette for most given tinctures will be approximately 30 drops.
Note: These are only averages. More viscous (thicker) tinctures will produce fewer, and bigger, drops.
Teaspoons: There are approximately 120 drops in 1 teaspoon (approximately 4 droppersful).
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. Our products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Fabaceae (Legume Family)
The genus name Trigonella derives from the Greek trigonon, "triangle," in reference to the three-sided corolla of the flower. The species name, foenumgraecum, is Latin for "Greek hay," in reference to the fact that fenugreek was once used to scent inferior grades of hay.
Range of Appearance
Fenugreek, an annual native to western Asia and the Middle East, grows to about 1 to 2 feet in height and resembles a large clover. The flowers are trifoliate and toothed; the flowers, which grow in the leaf axils, have a yellow-violet corolla. The brownish seeds are contained in long, narrow, sickle-shaped pods. Each seed is oblong, with a deep furrow dividing it into two unequal lobes. Fenugreek thrives in dry, fertile soil. To grow, sow the seeds thickly in the spring in an area that receives full sun. Avoid cold, wet soil or the seeds will rot before germinating. Cultivating these plants and then turning under the crop will help fix nitrogen in the soil.
Seed (but in Ayurvedic medicine, the entire plant)
Alterative, anthelmintic, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, aromatic, carminative, demulcent, digestive, diuretic, emmenagogue, emollient, expectorant, febrifuge, galactagogue, hypoglycemic, mucolytic, nutritive, phytoestrogenic, restorative, stimulant, vulnerary, yang tonic
Fenugreek seeds can be sprouted as a salad green. They have a flavor somewhere between that of bitter celery, burnt sugar, and maple syrup, and they combine well in tea with a bit of cinnamon bark or a spoonful of honey. The roasted seeds can be brewed as a coffee substitute. The fresh leaves of the plant are edible and can be eaten raw or cooked.
Beta-carotene, B-complex vitamins (especially niacin and choline), vitamin C, vitamin E, calcium, iron, lysine, tryptophan, glutamic acid, aspartic acid, lecithin, carbohydrates (galactomannans), steroidal saponins (diosgenin, yamogenin), alkaloids (trigonelline, carpaine, gentianine), glycosides, flavonoids (apigenin, quercitin, luteolin), coumarin, mucilage, protein, fatty acids (linoleic, linolenic, oleic)
Plant details were provided by iPlant by Brigitte Mars.