Large vigorous microgreens with an unusual flavour. Fenugreek is a traditional herb for colds and flu. Arthritis has a low incidence rate in India where a lot of fenugreek is consumed. Drinking 1 cup of fenugreek tea per day, made from the leaves, is said to relieve the discomfort of arthritis*.
Fenugreek seeds are used as a medicinal in Traditional Chinese Medicine under the name Hu Lu Ba, where they are considered to warm and tonify kidneys, disperse cold and alleviate pain. Fenugreek acts in the stomach by reducing the amount of sugar that our bodies are able to absorb from food. This is extremely important for sufferers of Diabetes, who must regulate their blood sugar at all times**.
Vitamins B6 and C, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, and zinc.
**(Source: Dr. Atkins Vita-nutrient Solution) Of course, Fenugreek is not a substitute for a doctor-recommended treatment, but may sometimes be of assistance.