Fenugreek seeds are packed with minerals, vitamins and fibers that are great for our health. It contains iron vitamin A, Vitamin C, vitamin B, thiamin, niacin, riboflavin, manganese, magnesium, proteins, carbohydrates and fat. Today I’m gonna be sharing with you some amazing benefits of fenugreek. If I should write all I have learnt about this amazing seed it would take many blog posts to complete it. However I’ll be sharing with you some of the main benefits that it has:
Relieves menstrual cramps – Fenugreek seeds contains anti- inflammatory properties which helps in reducing menstrual cramps, it has alkaloids which is known to help in relieving pain.
Increases breast milk production – Fenugreek tea helps in increasing your milk level as well as helps the infant to gain weight. How it helps in increasing milk production is it contains phytoestrogen which helps to increase your milk supply as a lactating mother.
Benefits Of Fenugreek Seeds
Aids in weight loss – Fenugreek has natural fibers which will help to reduce your calorie cravings. Having a glass of fenugreek water on an empty stomach boost your metabolism. Which helps in weight reduction. On the plus side it also pulls out the toxins in your body and clears your skin
Lowers blood sugar – Galactomannan is present in fenugreek which will help you in slowing down the absorption rate of sugar in your body. It also has a few of the essential amino acids that our body needs to stimulate the production of insulin.
Enhances endocrine function in men and women. Research/studies have shown that fenugreek can be used to treat sexual problems. As well as erectile dysfunction, impotency and lack of sexual desire. Having the tea has been recommended to boost the libido and alleviate other problems too. To read more on fenugreek and sexual health check out THIS POST.
Aids in hair growth – My first encounter with fenugreek was learning that it aids in hair growth, reducing hair loss and helps in alleviating dandruff while strengthening the hair. many have tried and proved it and to discover the wonderful health benefits I had to share it with my lovelies.
I have been drinking the fenugreek tea and I must say it has worked wonders. I have proven a few of these benefits for myself.
Have you ever used fenugreek whether it be in your hair or drinking it? What are your thoughts on it? Would you try it if you have never used it?