Amazing health benefits of Fenugreek Tea

Fenugreek has a got a prominent space in our kitchen shelf for ages. These tiny seeds add taste & aroma to many dishes. In ayurveda these bittery little seeds are being used in the preparation of internal and external medicines.

Fenugreek seeds have numerous health benefits. They are a rich source of folic acid, vitamin A & C. It also contains fiber, iron & magnesium. So one can just imagine how beneficial it would be drinking a glass of Fenugreek tea or water on empty stomach in the morning.

How to prepare Fenugreek Tea or water.
Just soak a tablespoon of Fenugreek seeds in two glasses of water. Allow it to rest the whole night. Next morning strain out the water & drink it in empty stomach. This process can do wonders to our health. In a study published in 2015 by  International Journal for Vitamin & Nutrition research says that Fenugreek water can increase the metabolism & burn fat. It's a super drink to increase immunity power and manage diabetes.

Controls diabetes:
Fenugreek water helps lower blood sugar by slowing down digestion and the absorption of carbohydrates. It also increases the insuline level of body. These ways it's very effective in controlling diabetes.

Lowers cholesterol level:
Fenugreek Tea or water helps in lowering cholesterol. It not only helps to lower bad cholesterol (LDL)  but also helps to increase good cholesterol (HDL) in human body.
Helps in Digestion:
Drinking Fenugreek water enhances bowel movements, and is a viable cure against digestive problem and heart burns. As fenugreeks are rich in fiber and antioxidant, they help in flushing out harmful toxins from the body and aids in proper digestion. It's a natural cure for all digestive problems & constipation.

Helps to keep skin healthy:
Fenugreek seeds destroy free radicals in our body, which cause wrinkles, and dark spots. These seeds also can lighten skin tone and  prevent outbreaks and keep skin free from acne. Fenugreek seeds are a great source of vitamin C  and K, which help in reducing blemishes and dark circles from the skin.

Helps in managing body weight:
Fenugreek seeds contain natural fibers, which can swell and fill the stomach. It suppresses appetite and results in less food intake. It's Galactomannan, a water-soluble heteropolysaccharide found in fenugreek seeds, aids in weight loss by reducing fat accumulation. 

Helps to cure Acid Reflux
Fenugreek Tea could be an effective remedy for heartburn or acid reflux because the mucilage in fenugreek seeds assist in soothing gastrointestinal inflammation, and coats the stomach and intestinal lining.

Helps in lowering Blood pressure
Fenugreek may help regulate cholesterol levels and improve blood pressure, which can reduce the risk of developing heart conditions and improve heart health. Fenugreek seeds can be used with lemon and honey to manage BP.

It may prevent cancer
It has been seen that the fiber content of fenugreek may help in the prevention of certain cancers. Some studies have shown that saponins and mucilage in fenugreek bind to toxins in the food and flush them out, thus protecting the mucous membrane of the colon against cancer.

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