Fenugreek is a well-known spice - either alone or as part of spice blends, the most famous one being curry.
Well-known spice with a curry-like flavour
For internal and external use
Recommended use:. ½-1 tsp with water, juice, etc. with each main meal.
Crushed fenugreek seeds may be used internally (e.g., as tea or as a culinary spice) or externally as a compress or for topical application.
Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum) is an annual herb originating in Western Asia. Fruits are small pods with 10-20 seeds each. All plant parts have a strong, spicy smell.
Fresh shoots and dried seeds are used as a culinary spice - in itself or as part of spice blends. Fenugreek seeds are a fixed ingredient in curry - which exists in numerous variations, especially in India. When used by itself, fenugreek will leave a curry-like flavour.
Fenugreek seeds have been found at archaeological excavations in Tel Halal in present-day Iraq - evidence of millenium-old use by humans.