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3rd Apr 2014, 01:12 AM #1
Fenugreek tea help to reduce high blood sugar levels, high cholesterol etc. Fenugreek was also used for treating stomach upset, lowered appetite, constipation, heartburn, erectile dysfunction and other ailments from ancient times.
Its quite worth adding this beneficial tea to our diet. Lets start with this simple recipe fenugreek tea.
Fenugreek Tea Recipe
Fenugreek seeds - 1 teaspoon
Water - 1 cup
Green tea leaves / herbs - optional
Fenugreek Tea Preparation
- Crush the fenugreek seeds and soak it in freshly boiled water for an hour.
- After an hour, strain the tea and drink it hot or cold.
- It will be hightly effective, if the soaking time is more than 2-3 hours
- If you need sweetened you can also add a spoonful of honey.
3rd Apr 2014, 01:21 AM #2
Re: Fenugreek Tea
Benefits of Fenugreek:
- Increase breast milk production for nursing mothers
- Induce and ease child birth by stimulating uterine contractions
- Ease women’s health problems like discomfort and menstrual cramps associated with PMS. Menopausal symptoms like hot flashes and mood fluctuations.
- Oestrogen-like property of fenugreek can help in breast enlargement by balancing hormones in women.
- Reduce cholesterol
- Fenugreek seed has cardiovascular benefits due to the presence of galactomannan.
- Fenugreek contains Galactomannan is a natural soluble fibre which slows down the rate of sugar absorption into blood.
- Fenugreek aids digestion by flushing out harmful toxins.
- Taking a teaspoon of fenugreek cure acid reflux or heartburn
- Due to rich fibre content it flushes the toxins away prevent colon cancer
- Lose weight by suppressing appetite
- Fenugreek seeds/leaves face packs help to prevent blackheads, pimples, wrinkles, etc.
- Makes hair shiny, black and also keeps the dandruff away if used with oil.
Last edited by Rudhraa; 3rd Apr 2014 at 01:24 AM.
3rd Apr 2014, 01:24 AM #3
Re: Fenugreek Tea
Side effects or Disadvantages of Fenugreek:
- Excess intake of fenugreek seeds during pregnancy could put you in risk of miscarriage or premature childbirth.
- Fenugreek can affect blood sugar levels so watch for signs of low blood sugar and monitor your blood sugar carefully while consuming fenugreek.
3rd Apr 2014, 06:22 AM #4Newbie
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