Indicatii terapeutice ale Trigonella foenum-graecum
April 12, 2004
Autori: George Ciprian Pribac, Aurel Ardelean, Anca Hermenean
Afiliere: Universitatea de Vest “Vasile Goldiş” din Arad, Facultatea de Medicină, Departamentul de Biologie Celulară şi Histologie
THERAPEUTIC INDICATIONS OF TRIGONELLA FOENUM-GRAECUM. Fenugreek has a long history of medical uses in Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine, and has been used for numerous indications, including labor induction, aiding digestion, and as a general tonic to improve metabolism and health. Preliminary animal and human trials suggest possible hypoglycemic and antihyperlipidemic properties of oral fenugreek seed powder.
Keywords: fenugreek, hypoglicemic effect, hyperlipidemic effect