FENUGREEK

Family : Fabaceae ( Pailiyonesi) Scientific name: Trigonella foenum graecum Linn Sanskrit: Methy, methika, vallari, deepana Hindi: Methi Bengali : Methi Tamil: Venthayam, Methi Telegu: Mendulu, Menthulu Kannada: Menthre, English : Fenugreek Malayalam: Uluva

Annual plant 60 cm high branches with leaves in singular rows and pods with seeds

 Wikipedia: Fenugreek (/ˈfɛnjʊɡriːk/; Trigonella foenum-graecum) is an annual plant in the family Fabaceae, with leaves consisting of three small obovate to oblong leaflets. It is cultivated worldwide as a semiarid crop. Its seeds and its leaves are common ingredients in dishes from South Asia.

Webmd says it can help with acid reflux https://www.webmd.com/vitamins-and-supplements/fenugreek

MEDICINAL PLANTS BY Dr.NESAMANI, IN MALAYALAM ,  Published by The state institute of  Languages, Kerala, India

Chemical Properties : Protein 16%  very similar to Milk protein populate two chemical compounds glubulinin and histadin in plenty. It has Alkaloids such as  Trigonelline and Choline , Glycosides ( aromatic compounds) such as quercentin , inteolin Steroid such as  Sapponin, Elements such as Phospherous, Sulfar, Carbohydrate 45%Fat 5%, Minerals 3%.

Fenugreek has NO sugar so it Its bitter in taste

Classification in Ayurveda based Taste and other properties : Rasam: Kadu, Gunam: Laghu and  Snigdham, Veeryam : Ushnam,  Vipakam: Kadu

Health benefits :  Because of snigdha and ushna properties Fenugreek has strong anti inflammatory properties . It stimulates endocrine and digestive systems. Lactacting mothers are given Fenugreek to increase beast milk . Leaves have cooling properties

ATINA FOODS Products with Fenugreek

INJI PULI,  SEET TURMERIC SPREAD, RHUBARB SPREAD, THIYAL COOKING PASTE, SWEET GARLIC PRESERVE

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