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Trigonella foenum-graecum FABACEAE
Plants are simple stemmed, pubescent, and succulent with trifoliate leaves and white flowers. The plants look similar to alfalfa. The dried, lightly roasted, ground seeds of fenugreek are commonly used as an ingredient in curry powder. Freshly sprouted seeds can be used to add a maple-like flavor to salads or sandwiches. Medicinal: Seeds contain steroidal sapogens (hormone precursors). Stimulates milk flow and uterine contractions (contraindicated for pregnant women). Warming digestive aid. Lowers cholesterol. Has hypoglycemic properties, lowering blood sugar in late onset diabetes.

[Culture: Annual/55-70°F/---/5-14 days/direct sow, transplant/Spring/sun/24" ht./12-18" apart]


Pkt. (1.25 g, 99 seeds)
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This product was added to our catalog on Monday 08 November, 2004.

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