A small plant with big benefits: Fenugreek (Trigonella
foenum-graecum Linn.) for disease prevention and health promotion.
For this purpose seed extract of Trigonella
foenum-graecum (fenugreek seeds) was utilized as a substitute of classical methods.
Fenumannan is a branded, standardized extract from the seeds of Trigonella
foenum-graecum (Fenugreek) from Sabinsa, which contains a minimum of 60% galactomannan.
Effect of Trigonella
foenum graecum (Fenugreek) on blood glucose in normal and diabetic rats.
Similarly, reduction in calcium contents of Chenopodium album and Trigonella
foenum graecum leaves cooked in an open pan and pressure cooker have been reported earlier by Sehgal and Yadav .
For example, a recent study examining toxicological effects of Trigonella
foenum graecum, shows it has anti-fertility, anti-implantation, and abortifacient activity related to saponin compounds contained within the herb.
Generally, a significant drop in growth indices such as shoot and root length or plant height is reported in various plant species including Trigonella
Bessiere, "Identification de la 3-hydroxy-4,5-dimethyl-2(5H)-furanone dans l'arome des graines de fenugrec (Trigonella
foenum graecum L.).
Garlic (Allium sativum), bitter melon (Momordica charantia), cinnamon (Cinnamomum cassia), and fenugreek (Trigonella
foenum-graecum) were the most used herbs .
foenum graecum) is an annual medicinal herb of family Leguminosae.
foenum-graecum, also called fenugreek, has been widely cultivated in the Mediterranean region and Asia for manufacturing spices since ancient times.
It can concluded that the high protein, moderate fiber contents and high in vitro digestibility found in Ammophila arenaria, Trigonella
maritime and Vicia monantha, Vicia sativa, Ononis vaginalis, Atriplex nummularia and Lycium shawii make them good quality wild forage plant species that can be used in ruminants' nutrition under Egyptian rangelands conditions.