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Phytochemical and Pharmacological review on Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum)

Journal: Current Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences (Vol.2, No. 1)

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Page : 11-13

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Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum) known as Methi is being used in traditional medicine. It has been found to have antimicrobial, wound healing, antifungal, anti-diarrheal, hypoglycemic, hepatoprotective, antioxidant, antihelmintic, anti-diabetic, anti-inflammatory activity. It also used in treatment of small pox and hair loss. The seed contains two alkaloid namely choline, and trigonelline. It also contain four flavanoid (two glycosides and two aglycones) and two steroidal saponins.

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