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Fenugreek water is packed with nutrients and has a myraid of health benefits. It takes less them 5 minutes to make this magical drink at home. Learn how to make fenugreek water with just 2 ingredients.
Make way for the tried, tested and triumphed study of the natural remedy and benefits of fenugreek water against many health ailments.
Drinking fenugreek water or fenugreek tea helps in eliminating bloating, flatulence, indigestion and also help control blood sugar levels amongst many other health benefits.
You can also use fenugreek seeds in cooking and add them to your meals.
Apart from reaping the many health benefits of fenugreek seeds, drinking fenugreek water also aids in weight loss .
Fenugreek tea on the other hand helps to increase milk production in lactating mothers.
It is so easy to make fenugreek water and fenugreek tea at home. Read on and find how.
How to Make Fenugreek Water
There are two ways to make fenugreek water.
- With fenugreek seeds
2. With fenugreek powder
You can use both the whole seeds or powder to make fenugreek water at home. Both are very easy to make and require only 2 ingredients.
Making fenugreek water with seeds
Fenugreek seeds – 1 tbsp
Room temperature water – 1 cup
Add 1 tbsp of fenugreek seeds in 1 cup of room temperature water and leave it over night.
Drink the water next morning on empty stomach for best results.
Making fenugreek water with powder
Fenugreek powder or fenugreek seeds ground into powder – 1 tsp
Room temperature Water – 1 cup
If you do not have ground fenugreek then you can make it at home.
Dry roast a teaspoon of whole fenugreek seeds for 2-3 minutes on low flame until it changes light brownish in colour.
Grind the seeds into powder either in a mortal or pestle or in a spice grinder.
Add a teaspoon of the powder in one cup of room temperature water, dissolve well and drink it.
How to Make Fenugreek Tea
Fenugreek tea is proven to benefit lactating mothers by increasing milk production.
You can also drink fenugreek tea for improving digestion.
Fenugreek seeds – 1 tsp
Water – 2 cup
Bring 1 heaped teaspoon and 2 cups of water to boil.
Reduce heat to medium and continue to boil until the water evaporates and reduces to just 1 cup.
Strain and drink warm tea 2 – 3 times a day.
Side Effects of Fenugreek Water
Although fenugreek is considered a safe alternative treatment to overcome few health issues, it is always best to check with your doctor before you start consuming fenugreek water on a regular basis.
Excessive usage or consumption of fenugreek may lead to some of these health concerns.
How to Use Fenugreek Seeds
If you haven’t already done so I highly recommend introducing seeds into your meals and use them as a spice.
Apart from the many health benefits it can magically transform the taste of your vegetables, legumes and meat.
This post explains in detail how you could be using fenugreek seeds in your food and suggestions to buy best fenugreek.
If you suffer from any of the health concerns we discussed here, then do give this natural remedy a try.
Fenugreek seeds has been used in treating many stomach related problems in the ancient study of Ayurveda and to date holds its own special place in the world of alternative natural therapy.