Fenugreek is an annual plant in the family Fabaceae, with leaves consisting of three small obovate to oblong leaflets. It is cultivated worldwide as a semiarid crop. Its seeds and leaves are common ingredients in dishes from the Indian subcontinent, and have been used as a culinary ingredient since ancient times.
Flavor Profile: Slightly bitter, notes of maple syrup
Caffeine: 0mg/8oz cup
Health Benefits: People have been using fenugreek seeds for diabetes for centuries. There's some evidence that it works. Some studies show it can lower blood sugar after eating. Early research also suggests that fenugreek may lower “bad” LDL cholesterol. It has been reported that it is a beneficial for lactating mothers.Research suggests that fenugreek can help with acid reflux.* (source: webmd.com)
*Note: These are for educational purposes only; please consult with your health professional. Not recommended for expecting mothers.