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Latin name : Trigonella Foenum Graecum
Part : Seeds
Country : India
Amount : 100 g or 454 g (1lb)
Properties : Stimulates hair growth, makes them more silky and thicker. In contact with water, the seeds release a mucilage, a viscous substance, which penetrates the hair, allowing to nourish and strengthen it. Thus, hair and scalp will be stronger and hair loss, slowed down. Internally, fenugreek is known to promote the increase in muscle mass (natural anabolic). He has an action on blood sugar and the rates of bad cholesterol.
Precautions : Prohibited during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Do not take with anticoagulants or in the case of legume allergies (including peanuts). Can give an odor to the urine. Caution with sugar disorders.
Plant powders' uses: In capsules, in food, in smoothie, in pastilles and energy balls, then externally (cosmetics, ointments, poultices). Unless exceptional, plant powders are not soluble in water, although several molecules they contain. For better results, it is preferable to extract these molecules in water, alcohol or in oil (certain molecules are fat -soluble). For more information, the Schools Flowers offers an introductory workshop and an à la carte course on the manufacture of therapeutic products.
We advise to consult a health professional before using medicinal plants, especially if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or under medication.
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