Fenugreek - This coursely ground whole grain is the main ingredient that detoxifies the colon. It has a chlorophyllic effect, sanitizing, deodorizing and disinfecting the entire colon. This cleansing and disinfecting quality can be recognized by a mild scent exuding from the skin or when sweating, as use is continued.
Fenugreek seeds are a galactagogue that is often used to increase milk supply in lactating women. Because the maple syrup is strong and not always liked the seeds are ground to a powder and taken in capsules.
A rich source of the polysaccharide galactomannan. They also contain saponins such as diosgenin, yamogenin, gitogenin, tigogenin, and neotigogenins. Other bioactive constituents of fenugreek include mucilage, volatile oils, and alkaloids such as choline and trigonelline.
Traditional Chinese Medicine uses Fenugreek under the name Hu Lu Ba. It warms and tonifies kidneys, disperses cold and alleviates pain.
Supplements of fenugreek seeds were shown to lower serum cholesterol, triglyceride, and low-density lipoprotein in human patients and experimental models of hypercholesteremia and hypertriglyceridemia.
Fenugreek is a mild disinfectant. Mothers around the world make a tea with the seeds to disinfect their children's throats when flue season arrives and their children have sore throats.
You will notice a mildly sweet and nut like, or maple like, aroma coming out of the sweat glands and skin after continued use. The fenugreek is charged for this condition.