Fenugreek’s health benefits are known in Indian and Chinese folk medicine since thousands of years and scientifically validated in our modern society today. Read on to learn as an example about the benefits of fenugreek seeds with respect to ‘modern’ health issues of our time, such as pain, diabetes, blood pressure, cholesterol, inflammation, weight loss, testosterone.
THE PHILOSOPHY BEHIND
As you have learned, inter alia, from my previous blogs, no synthetic drug and therapy can cure any disease. It only can suppress symptoms of disease, with debilitating side effects instead.
The only thing which can cure a disease is your immune system and self-healing power of your body. Provided, you support your body with appropriate natural remedies and modalities. With special reference to medicinal herbs.
These herbs are known as part of folk wisdom since thousands of years, including the Holy Bible.
However, according to a recent meta-analysis of the international medical journal ‘Drug & Therapeutic Bulletin’ (DTB) 97% of doctors and pharmacists admit to have no adequate knowledge about medicinal herbs for our health.
Including the seeds of fenugreek which in fact is one of the best known medicinal herbs in India and China already for thousands of years.
FENUGREEK’S HEALTH BENEFITS – SCIENTIFICALLY VALIDATED
To make a long story short, let’s focus on fenugreek seeds benefits for our contemporary (modern) health system with following examples.
According to research at Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences in Iran’s capital Thehran, fenugreek may block sensory receptors known of allowing otherwise the brain to perceive pain.
certain compounds in fenugreek have following benefits to reduce the risk of diabetes, such as
Scientifically validated at, inter alia, Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, LA, and Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ.
Fenugreek can help to manage blood pressure, thus lowering the risk of heart disease – the # 1 health problem in our modern society. Based on the fact that fenugreek contains almost 50% fiber which makes it more difficult to have fats and sugar digested.
According to research at Hamdard University in India’s capital New Delhi which also concluded that these fenugreek seeds help managing
Based on research at, inter alia, Kerman University of Medical Sciences in Kerman, Iran, the high content of the antioxidant flavonoid in fenugreek seeds are anti-inflammatory.
Based on the observance that fenugreek tea consumed before lunch is suppressing the appetite, it gives the feeling of being less hungry, thus supporting weight loss.
According to research at, inter alia, Kyung Hee University in Yongin, Republic of Korea.
Fenugreek seeds also have the benefit of boosting testosterone and sperm count.
Based on research at, inter alia, Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, D.C., the University of Houston College of Pharmacy in Houston, TX, as well as BBD University and King George’s Medical University – both in Lucknow, India.
IN A NUTSHELL
Fenugreek’s health benefits are known in Indian and Chinese folk medicine since thousands of years and scientifically validated in our modern society today. Read on to learn as an example about the benefits of fenugreek seeds with respect to 7 ‘modern’ health issues of our time.
HOW USE FENUGREEK?
Just as it is important to always use and consume whole herbs and no ‘extracts’, so it is with fenugreek seeds. Use the whole seeds, boil and let simmer, drink as a tea and eat the cooked seeds by adding to healthy food. Order Fenugreek seeds from
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