Therapeutic applications of fenugreek.


Journal Article (Review)

Fenugreek has a long history of medical uses in Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine, and has been used for numerous indications, including labor induction, aiding digestion, and as a general tonic to improve metabolism and health. Preliminary animal and human trials suggest possible hypoglycemic and antihyperlipidemic properties of oral fenugreek seed powder.

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Cited Authors

  • Basch, E; Ulbricht, C; Kuo, G; Szapary, P; Smith, M

Published Date

  • February 2003

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 8 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 20 - 27

PubMed ID

  • 12611558

Pubmed Central ID

  • 12611558

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1089-5159


  • eng