The fenugreek has plenty of uses.

You can use it to prepare curries and other recipes, it is a good as an antiseptic, but it is being used as facial scrub as well.

It has been used most effectively through the ages as a way for women to gain weight.

It was through this function that it gained its reputation as a herb to stimulate breast development.

Of course, it is used extensively in cooking as well, and you can find some ideas on how to cook it in our fenugreek recipes section.

fenugreek seeds

fenugreek seeds

It is also used as a facial scrub for skin polishing. Here you can find this traditional Indian facial scrub:

Fenugreek Facial Mask:

You will need 2 tablespoons of fenugreek seeds and 1 tablespoon of plain live yogurt.
Soak the seeds in yogurt for an hour then blend coarsely into a paste. Gently rub on to face and neck using circular movements, wash off after 15 minutes.

Other uses and benefits of fenugreek:

  • antiseptic
  • aphrodisiac
  • appetite stimulant
  • aromatic
  • blood sugar control
  • carminative
  • cleansing the system of waste products
  • demulcent
  • emollient
  • expectorant
  • laxative
  • promotion of flow of milk
  • nutrition
  • parasiticide
  • soothing skin inflammations
  • strengthening metabolism and circulation