FENUGREEK Trigonella foenum-graecum
Seeds per pack ~ 50
Germination: 98% (Packed for 2023)
This clover-like herb is native to the Mediterranean, western Asian and southern Europe. It is used both medicinally and as an ingredient in spice blends and curry, and as flavoring agent in foods, beverages, and tobacco. Fenugreek extracts are also used in soaps and cosmetics. Many cultures in North Africa, Asia, and southern Europe, fenugreek is traditionally used for diabetes and to increase milk supply in women who were breastfeeding and as a topical treatment. Even today it is advertised as a dietary supplement for diabetes, menstrual cramps, and other conditions.
Traditional Ayurvedic (south Asia - India) practices use Fenugreek as a multiuse herb and vegetable prepared like spinach and Use Fenugreek as an annual herb in the pea family has a unique flavor, which is sweet and slightly bitter described as the smell of maple. They are commonly used as a spice in Egyptian, Indian, and Middle Eastern foods. Fenugreek seed can be prepared as an infusion in tea blends and are delicious when added to curries and vegetarian dishes.