Fenugreek is one of the oldest recorded plants used in medicine. It has been used in Arabian, Greek and Indian health care for thousands of years and was used in Egypt going back to 1500 BCE. Fenugreek has even been used in China for thousands of years. Fenugreek is grown as a plant in India, France, Argentina, United States, North Africa and the Mediterranean countries for food, medicines, dyes, condiments and forage purposes. It’s an erect annual herb with trifoliate leaves and a height ranging between 0.3 and 0.8 meters.
The name Fenugreek comes from the Latin meaning ‘Greek hay.’ This is because this herb is traditionally used as fodder for animals. It is also called Bird’s Foot, Foenugreek, and Goat’s Horn. Fenugreek is commonly found growing in Mediterranean regions of southern Europe. Fenugreek intake tends to increase breast size plus milk production primarily for nursing mothers. Thus, only very partial perks like these can come to ordinary women who simply want to expand their breast tissue for non-feeding purposes.
Fenugreek has a strong modulating effect on blood lipid levels and can substantially reduce the risk of atherosclerosis. In diabetics, who usually suffer lipid imbalances, it has demonstrated a remarkable ability to lower cholesterol, triglycerides and LDL levels while raising HDL levels. The leaves of fenugreek are useful in the treatment of indigestion and slow functioning of liver. Gastric disorders can be cured by consuming the leaves fried or boiled in butter. Even the seeds of fenugreek are used in the treatment of dysentery and diarrhea.
Fenugreek seed is used to treat GI complaints and to relieve upper respiratory tract congestion and allergies. It’s also used to lower cholesterol, blood glucose, insulin, and hemoglobin AlC levels, to improve glucose tolerance, and as an appetite stimulant. Fenugreek seeds are washed thoroughly and dried in shade. Pour lemon juice 300 ml in an earthen pot and put the dried fenugreek into it. Now heat the pot. Reduce the juice to half. Now remove from heat and let it cool. Filter out the seeds and dry it in shade. When dried, the seeds are ground to a coarse consistency.
In addition, some people are allergic to fenugreek. Symptoms of an allergic reaction can include difficulty in breathing, hives, closing of the throat, and swelling of the tongue, face, or lips. If you suspect that you are having an allergic reaction to fenugreek, call your doctor immediately. Fenugreek holds some medical promise for people predisposed to heart disease, high cholesterol, diabetes or the metabolic syndrome X. Compounds in fenugreek have been shown to reduce the effective glycemic index of other foods, decrease blood glucose and increase insulin tolerance, which has implications for helping pre-diabetics. At the same time it can help to lower total cholesterol and triglyceride levels making for a healthier blood lipid profile.
Wash you face with clean water using a good quality face wash. Now wipe the face gently with a soft cloth. Prepare a dry powder of fenugreek seeds by grinding them with spice grinder. Now take a teaspoon of fenugreek seed powder and mix it with some water, make a slight thin mixture so that it can be applied on the face with cotton balls. Apply it every alternate day in the affected area for 4-5 hours, try to apply during bedtime.
The main ingredient in Fenugreek seed extract is the phytoestrogens and isoflavones, it is these two main parts of the Fenugreek seed extract that act on the body and help promote breast tissue growth, resulting in larger breasts, firmer breasts and a fuller looking bust overall and all this without the need of surgery or synthetic pills. One way of utilizing fenugreek is by taking fenugreek seeds and crushing them until they form a paste. This paste can then be used on the scalp by way of massaging and left on for a period of about 45 minutes. Once that 45 minutes has passed, be sure to wash the paste away from your scalp.