Fenugreek 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 leaves are common ingredients in dishes from the Indian subcontinent. Also used in traditional medicine, fenugreek can increase the risk for serious medical side effects, though its culinary use (in smaller quantities) is usually believed to be safe. Fenugreek is not approved or recommended for clinical use by any governmental health agency.
Fenugreek has been used in alternative and Chinese medicine to treat skin conditions and many other diseases.
it has become a common household spice and thickening agent. It can also be found in products, such as soap and shampoo.
It tastes like a slightly sweet, nutty taste. More yellow the colour is better the crop is.
Based on the available evidence, fenugreek has benefits for lowering blood sugar levels, boosting testosterone.
Fenugreek may also reduce cholesterol levels, lower inflammation, and help with appetite control, but more research is needed in these areas.