The seeds of fenugreek contain protein, vitamin C, niacin, potassium and diosgenin, a compound with properties similar to estrogen. Other active ingredients are alkaloids, lysine, L-tryptophan, and steroidal saponins.
Thanks to the estrogen-like properties, fenugreek encourages male libido and reduces the symptoms of PMS and menopause (hot flashes, pain and mood swings). The extract improves digestion, reduces appetite and helps to maintain a healthy metabolism. It can have a positive effect in the treatment of arthritis, asthma, low male libido and skin problems.
Fenugreek stimulates the production of insulin and lowers blood sugar levels, making it a suitable supplement for people suffering from diabetes. It reduces cholesterol levels and thus supporting the cardiovascular system. Fenugreek contains powerful antioxidant substances and has a detoxifying effect manifested by supporting the healthy function of the liver and kidneys.