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What is fenugreek?

What is fenugreek?

Herbal remedy: Fenugreek is a seed from a plant, often used as an herbal remedy. It is felt to increase milk production in lactating women. It is recommended by some lactation specialists, but you should always check with your own doctor before using any medicine or supplement. Because herbal supplements are not well regulated, it is difficult to know what to buy. ...Read more

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What will fenugreek seeds for me?

What will fenugreek seeds for me?

Fenugreek: It stimulates breast milk production in breast feeding women & increases libido, lowers cholesterol & sugar. ...Read more

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What are fenugreek and red clover tea used for?

What are fenugreek and red clover tea used for?

Diabetes and More: Fenugreek is used for diabetes and loss of appetite, and to stimulate milk production in breastfeeding women. http://nccam.nih.gov/health/fenugreek current uses of red clover are for menopausal symptoms, breast pain associated with menstrual cycles, high cholesterol, osteoporosis, and symptoms of prostate enlargement. http://nccam.nih.gov/health/redclover/ataglance.htm. ...Read more

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What relationship does fenugreek have with blood glucose?

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What relationship does fenugreek have with blood glucose?

Fenugreek: It reduces serum glucose & improves glucose tolerance. ...Read more

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What are the ingredients of fenugreek?

What  are the ingredients of fenugreek?

Fenugreek: Fenugreek is a plant -- it's the only ingredient in itself. The leaves and seeds are commonly used. http://tinyurl.com/cmeyg26 -- fenugreek seeds are in the spice garam masala. It's also been used in ayurvedia medicine to treat diabetes, high cholesterol, wounds, inflammation, and gastrointestinal ailments. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of fenugreek seeds?

What are the benefits of fenugreek seeds?

Probably none: You may hear lots of benefits of certain herbs and supplements, but not all are substantiated. Fenugreek has been reported to help regulate blood sugar, but the main benefit is probably that it contains fiber and therefore can be treated as a fiber supplement. ...Read more

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How much fenugreek should I try?

Fenugreek: I dont know how old you are, but i dont recommend it because we dont know its long term effects. ...Read more

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Does fenugreek powder work for women?

Does fenugreek powder work for women?

No one knows!: Fenugreek is used for many conditions, but so far, there isn’t enough scientific evidence to determine whether or not it is effective for any of them. Fenugreek is used for digestive problems such as loss of appetite, upset stomach, constipation, and inflammation of the stomach (gastritis). It is also used for conditions that affect heart health such as “hardening of the arteries” no hard data! ...Read more

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Are fenugreek capsules safe for teenagers?

Are fenugreek capsules safe for teenagers?

Not recommended : Fenugreek might be unsafe for children or teenagers . Some reports have linked fenugreek tea to loss of consciousness in children. An unusual body odor resembling maple syrup may occur in children drinking fenugreek tea. ...Read more

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Are there anu benefits of fenugreek capsules?

Are there anu benefits of fenugreek capsules?

Medicinally...: It has been shown to increase the libido in men and the milk supply in lactating women. Some studies have also shown there to be antidiabetic effects as well. Fenugreek is also used in cooking (many forms) but not the capsules. ...Read more