Factoids on fenugreek
  • Saponins - Helps reduce the body's absorption of cholesterol (LDL) from fatty foods.
  • 4 hydro isoleucine (4 HO-ILE) - Found only in fenugreek, enhances insulin secretion and increases insulin sensitivity.
Seeds are mucilaginous - effective in soothing heartburn & gastrointestinal inflammation as they coat the stomach and intestinal lining. A characteristic seen as helpful in treating ulcers.