Methi (Trigonella Foenum Graecum)
Methi also known as Trigonella Foenum Graecum or Fenugreek, is a highly effective herb as per Ayurveda. Methi seeds are consumed through meals and even, drinks for its nutritional value. It is used for the treatment of treat arthritis, asthma, male impotency,acid reflux and hormonal disorder.
Studies have shown this herb to have the following actions:-
Analgesic and anti-inflammatory: Trigonella decreases joint pain and inflammation by inhibiting the levels of inflammatory cytokines-IL-1α, IL-1β, IL-2, IL-6 and TNF-α.
Anti-osteoporotic: Methi inhibits osteoclast to prevent excess bone resorption and stimulates osteoblasts cell proliferation and differentiation to improve bone matrix and strength.
Mineralization: Fenugreek seed is excellent source of minerals like calcium, potassium, iron, selenium, zinc, manganese, and magnesium necessary for mineralization of bone matrix.
Supports body metabolism and restore hormonal imbalance: Fenugreek seeds help to stabilize the insulin level and glucose tolerance in the body and also regulates hormones to overcome anovulatory infertility conditions like PCOS.