Health Tips….

Fenugreek ( Methi / Vendhayam / Menthulu) is an annual herb, however, the leaves can be grown throughout the year. Just smear the seeds on the soil and sprinkle water on them. Within a week you will have lush green fenugreek herb ready to be eaten as a salad.

It contains protein, carbohydrates, calcium, phosphorous iron, carotene, thiamine, riboflavin and niacin. There are several alkaloids found in fenugreek, which are beneficially converted in the body to work as anti-diabetic and anti-rheumatic agents.

Regular consumption of fenugreek in the form of sprouts or salads of the leaves would keep the whole system healthy and thoroughly clean. It has properties that heal ulcers of the mouth, throat, stomach, and the intestines.

Fenugreek helps cleanse the body of its various congested toxins. You can consume fenugreek seeds by soaking a teaspoon of them overnight in water. In the morning eat the softened fenugreek and drink the water.

The seeds can be powdered and a teaspoon of powder can be mixed with curd or yoghurt and taken. Fenugreek seeds could also be sprouted and eaten, fresh and raw along with salads. The leaves can also be eaten fresh in salads. You may consume the seeds or the leaves in any way you wish and you will benefit.   

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