Fenugreek Seed, Trigonella foenum-graecum
Fenugreek seed has a bitter, curry-like flavor. In Egypt the seeds are boiled and then sweetened as a popular winter tea. Fenugreek seeds are not to be confused with fenugreek leaves.
Energetically heating with a pungent, bitter, and sweet taste
Nutritive, digestive, galactagogue, demulcent, emollient, secretolytic, expectorant
Dried, ripe seed either whole or powdered as a culinary spice, encapsulated or made into a tincture. Dried, ripe seed powdered made into a paste for use as a poultice
The Commission E approved internal use of fenugreek as an appetite stimulant and for use externally as a poultice.