Fenugreek Leaves

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SCIENTIFIC NAME :
Trigonella Foenum Graecum

MEDICINAL VALUE :
Fenugreek is used in colic flatulencee, dysentery, diarrhoea, dyspepsia, chronic cough, enlargement of liver and spleen, rickets, gout and diabetes, Also used as carminative, tonic and aphrodisiac.

NUTRIENT VALUE :
Contains energy, moisture , protein, minerals, fibre, carbohydrate, minerals, fibre, carbohydrate and calcium

CULINERY AND OTHER VALUES :
Fresh fenugreek pods, leaves and shoots are eaten as curried vegetable. Also used as spice for flavouring food. Powdered dried leaves are used for garnishing. Also used in manufacture of hair tonics.

GLOSSARY :
English : Fenugreek Leaves
Tamil : Venthiya Keerai
Malayalam : Uluva Ila
Telugu : Menthkoora
Kannada : Menthina Soppu
Hindi : Methi Sag
Bengali : Methi Sag / Kasuri Methi
Gujarati : Methi
Konkani : Methi Pallo
Marathi : Methi
Oriya : Methi Sag
Kashmiri : Methi

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