Fenugreek, a native of South Eastern Europe and West Asia, is currently cultivated in India, Argentina, Egypt, and Mediterranean countries (Southern France, Morocco, and Lebanon). It is extensively cultivated in Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Punjab in India. It is a cold-season crop that is reasonably frost- and low-temperature-tolerant. It performs best in loamy and clayey loam soils with adequate drainage and is best adapted to areas with moderate to low precipitation. It can also be cultivated in cotton-black soils.
GLOBAL MARKET DEMAND
Due to its culinary purposes, traditional medicinal value, nutritional content, and applications in pharmaceuticals and cosmetics, the global demand for fenugreek is increasing. Additionally, increased health consciousness, international trade, ongoing research, and product innovation are driving its market growth.
|Origin||Fenugreek is a native of South Eastern Europe and West Asia, now cultivated in India, Argentina, Egypt and Mediterranean countries (Southern France, Morocco and Lebanon)|
|Botanical Name||Trigonella foenum-graecum L.|
|Nutrients||Calories 1.81 Carbs 0.32 grams Fiber 0.14 grams per .56grams|
|Minerals||Magnesium, Manganese, Potassium, Phosphorous, Zinc, Copper, Selenium,Manganese|
|Vitamins||Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin A,Vitamin B1,Vitamin B2,Vitamin B3 ,Vitamin B6|
USES & BENEFITS
Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum) has a wide range of uses, including:
- Culinary: Fenugreek seeds and leaves are commonly used as a spice in various cuisines, adding a unique flavor to dishes. Seeds are used in spice blends, while fresh or dried leaves are used as a green vegetable.
- Traditional Medicine: Fenugreek has been used for centuries in traditional medicine systems for its potential health benefits, such as aiding digestion, regulating blood sugar, and promoting lactation in nursing mothers.
- Dietary Supplements: Fenugreek supplements are popular for their nutritional content, including fiber, protein, vitamins, and minerals. They are taken for their potential health-promoting properties.
- Cosmetics: Fenugreek extracts and essential oils are used in cosmetics and skincare products for their skin-soothing and moisturizing properties.
- Pharmaceuticals: Fenugreek is used in herbal remedies and may be included in pharmaceutical preparations for various health conditions.
- Functional Foods: Fenugreek is incorporated into fortified foods and beverages to enhance their nutritional value and potential health benefits.
- Hair Care: Fenugreek is used in hair care products and home remedies for its potential to promote hair growth and maintain scalp health.
- Traditional Condiment: Fenugreek is used as a condiment in various pickles, sauces, and curry dishes.
- Flavoring Agent: Fenugreek imparts a bitter and slightly sweet flavor, making it a key ingredient in spice blends like curry powder and in bread-making.
These diverse uses highlight the versatility of fenugreek and its significance in various industries, from food and medicine to cosmetics and beyond.
At SuperIndianFoods, quality is our top priority. We partner with experienced farmers and suppliers who adhere to stringent cultivation and processing standards. Our Fenugreek products are:
Pure and Authentic: We deliver Fenugreek in its purest form, ensuring that its natural flavor and health benefits are retained.
Consistently High-Quality: Our commitment to excellence ensures that you receive a consistent product every time you order.
Freshness Guaranteed: Our Fenugreek is carefully stored and packaged to preserve its freshness, aroma, and flavor.