Trigonella Foenum Graecum is commonly known as fenugreek. In Hindi it is known as methi and the Sanskrit name is methika.
Fenugreek has been used in food items as a flavouring agent since ancient times. The leaves and the seeds are known for their medicinal value.
Seeds and leaves of the plant are used for medicinal purposes
Fenugreek is a herb which is bitter to taste and increases lactation, soothes tissues which are irritated, stimulates uterus, reduces fever, blood sugar, improves digestion, improves relieving capacity and works as an expectorant, diuretic, laxative, anti-tumour and anti-parasitic effects.
The sprouts of fenugreek are useful in promoting hair growth in men.