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. KASURI  METHI   [ Fenugreek ]
The most effective,  pure and high quality Fenugreek is known as Kasuri Methi which is found in Kasur city (Pakistan). Kasuri Methi is famous all over the world due to its quality & fragrance. 
 
                                      
 
     
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Importance in Islam

After the victory of Makkah, when Hazrat Sad Bin Abi Waqqas fell ill then Haris Bin Kaldah, a renowned and well qualified physician of that time directed to prepare Fariqa for him by boiling the dates and barley gruel in the Methi water and directed that if be given to the patient luke-warmed with honey morning and evening. This recipe was presented before Nabi-e-Akram (saw). He liked that and the patient got cured.

The scholars of Hadith have an opinion that figs might be used in place of dates. But both cant be taken together. Another narration reveals that the recipe contained the Mulethi (Liquorice) also.

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 Fenugreek     ( Kasuri Methi / Qasoori Methi )
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Botanical Trigonella 
Species Foenum-graecum
Family Fabaceae (bean family)
Plant Family Leguminosae
Origin Probably the Mediterranean
Habitat Field verges, uncultivated ground, dry grasslands and hillsides
Sensory quality Bitter and aromatic. The leaves fragrance slightly resembles lovage
Range / Source Pakistan,  Argentina, North Africa, United State, Austria, Belgium, Chile, China, Egypt, France, Hungary, India, Iraq, Java, Malaya, Mediterranean, Spain, Sudan, Turkey etc.
   

 

 History:

The name Fenugreek (Methi) comes from the Latin term Foenum-graecum, or Greek hay.  Fenugreek is an erect annual herb native to Asia and southern Europe. Fenugreek is a tender, erect annual with three-part leaves and pea-like flowers that grows in fertile, well-drained, alkaline soil in full sun. It reaches a height of less than three feet and has a sweet hay scent when dried. A native of the Mediterranean area, the seeds have been used for thousands of years for medicinal purposes. Undoubtedly one of the oldest cultivated medicinal plants, fenugreek is widely grown today in the Mediterranean countries, Pakistan, Argentina, France, India, North Africa, and the United States etc as a food, condiment, medicinal, dye, and forage plant (11.1-128). The plant reaches a height of 0.3 to 0.8 meters and has trifoliate leaves.

White flowers appear in early summer and develop into long, slender, yellow-brown pods containing the brown seeds of fenugreek commerce. The reported life zone of fenugreek is 8 to 27 degrees centigrade with an annual precipitation of 0.4 to 1.5 meters and a soil pH of 5.3 to 8.2 (4.1-31). The plant thrives in full sun on rich, well-drained soils. Growth is slow and weak in cold temperatures and wet soils. 

As a leguminous plant, fenugreek needs little if any nitrogen fertilizer, and the plant can enrich soils with nitrogen. There is considerable commercial interest in breeding and growing fenugreek cultivars high in sapogenins. Diosgenin, a steroid sapogenin found in fenugreek but currently isolated from Dioscorea species, is the starting compound for over 60% of the total steroid production by the pharmaceutical industry (11.1-74). Other sapogenins found in fenugreek seed include yamogenin, gitogenin, tigogenin, and neotigogens (7.2-79, 7.3-52, 7.3-54, 7.3-80). 

Other constituents of fenugreek include mucilage, bitter fixed oil, volatile oil, and the alkaloids choline and trigonelline (11.1-50, 11.1-136). Extract of fenugreek is obtained by alcoholic extraction.

 

 What It Is Used For:

Methi (Fenugreek) is used as vegetable in various eatables. Fresh Methi herb does not contain any smell but after drying, it becomes fragrant and possesses a specific type low grade smell. Methi from Kasur / Qasoor in Punjab (Pakistan) is very famous in its fragrance throughout the country and known as Kasurii Methi

Kasuri Methi leaves are also used as a condiment for flavoring and giving special delicious taste. Steaming is considered the best method of cooking leaves; in this the vitamins are retained and the vegetable become palatable. The dried leaves can be composed to pulses for their protein content. They supplement the lysine-deficient cereal diets. They have an aromatic odor and agreeable spicy taste. Kasuri Methi leaves is an important ingredient of curry powder and juicy and fry vegetables .
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Historically, fenugreek was used for a variety of health conditions, including menopausal symptoms and digestive problems. It was also used for inducing childbirth.

Today
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 What the Science Says: 

A few small studies have found that fenugreek may help lower blood sugar levels in people with diabetes.

There is not enough scientific evidence to support the use of fenugreek for any other health condition.

 

 Benefits of Fenugreek:

There are several alleged benefits of fenugreek. When taken by mouth, the supplement is claimed to be useful for appetite loss, diabetes, and high cholesterol. When applied to the skin, fenugreek may be beneficial for treating eczema, inflammation, and muscle pain. However, it is important to know that there is not enough scientific evidence to show that fenugreek is indeed effective for these uses. Fenugreek is an amazing magic herb that can cure number of ailments. 

Pakistani Ayurvedic and traditional Chinese medicine recommend fenugreek to treat arthritis, asthma, bronchitis, improve digestion, maintain a healthy metabolism, increase libido and male potency, cure skin problems (wounds, rashes and boils), treat sore throat, and cure acid reflux. Fenugreek also has a long history of use for the treatment of reproductive disorders, to induce labor, to treat hormonal disorders, to help with breast enlargement, and to reduce menstrual pain. Recent studies have shown that Fenugreek helps lower blood glucose and cholestrol levels, and may be an effective treatment for both type 1 and 2 diabetes. Fenugreek is also being studied for its cardiovascular benefits.
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 Nutrition:

Rich in vitamins and minerals, and because it is a seed and a legume, it is  high in protein. (Which makes it very useful in vegetarian diets)

 Other Uses:

Formerly used as a yellow dye. The leaves are dried and used as an insect repellent in grain storage. In various areas of Pakistan North Africa the seeds (ground into a paste) were traditionally eaten by women to gain weight, in combination  with sugar and olive oil. The seeds are still used for weight gain in Libya and other areas. They are also an important source of diosgenin, which is widely used in the production of steroids (which probably accounts for the weight  gain), sex hormones, oral contraceptives and veterinary medicines.





 Synonyms:

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Pharmaceutical Semen Foenugraeci
Albanian Kopr Greqie, Trndetina yzerlike, Trndetin, Yzerlik
Amharic አብሽ
Abish
Arabic حلبه, حلبة
حُلْبَة
Hulba, Hilbeh
Armenian Chaiman
Assamese মেথি, মিথি, মিথি গুটি
Methi, Mithi, Mithi guti
Basque Allibre, Allorbe
Belarusian Пажытнік грэчаскі
Paytnik grečaski
Bengali মেথি
Methi
Bulgarian Сминдух, Сминдух гръцки, Тилчец, Чимен
Sminduh, Sminduh grutski, Tilchets, Chimen
Burmese Penantazi
Catalan Fenigrec
Chinese
(Cantonese)
葫蘆巴 [wh luh bā]
Wuh louh ba
Chinese
(Mandarin)
葫蘆巴 [h l bā], 胡芦巴 [h l bā]
Hu lu ba
Croatian Grčka djetlina, Grčko sijeno, Piskavica
Czech Pskavice řeck seno, Senenka
Danish Bukkehornsklver, Bukkehorns-fr
Dhivehi އޯބައިޔް, އޯބަތް
Oabaiy, Oabath
Dogri मेथी
Methi
Dutch Fenegriek
Esperanto Fenugreko
Estonian Kreeka lambalts, Pld-lambalts
Farsi شنبلیله
Shanbalile
Finnish Sarviapila
French Fenugrec, Snegr, Trigonelle
Galician Fenogreco, Alforfa
German Bockshornklee, Griechisch Heu
Georgian სოლინჯი, ჩამანი
Solinji, Chaman
Greek Τριγωνέλλα, Μοσχοσίταρο
Trigonella, Moschositaro
Greek (Old) Τῆλις
Telis
Gujarati મેથી
Methi
Hebrew חילבה
חִילבֶּה
Hilbeh
Hindi कसूरी मेथी, मेथी, साग मेथी
Kasuri methi, Methi, Sag methi
Hungarian Grgszna
Indonesian Kelabet, Klabat, Kelabat
Italian Fieno greco
Japanese コロハ, フェヌグリーク
Koruha, Henu-guriku, Fenu-guriku
Kannada ಮೆಂತೆ, ಮೆಂತ್ಯ
Mente, Mentya
Kashmiri میٹھ
Meth
Korean 호로파, 페니그릭
Horopa, Penigurik
Latin Fnum Grcum
Latvian Sierāboliņ
Lithuanian Vaistinė oragė
Macedonian Грчко семе
Grčko seme
Malay Halba, Kelabet
Malayalam ഉലുവാ, ഉലുവ, വെന്തയം
Uluva, Venthayam
Marathi मेथी
Methi
Nepali मेथी
Methi
Norwegian Bukkehornklver
Oriya ମେଥୀ
Methi
Pahlavi Shabaliidag
Polish Kozieradka pospolita; Nasiona kozieradki (fenugreek seeds)
Portuguese Feno-grego, Alfarva, Alforba, Fenacho
Provenal Senigr
Punjabi ਮੇਥੀ
Methi
Romanian Molotru, Molotru comun, Schinduf
Russian Пажитник греческий, Шамбала, Пажитник сенной
Pazhitnik grecheski, Shambala, Pazhitnik cennoj
Sanskrit Methika
Serbian Пискавица, Грчко семе
Piskavica, Grčko seme
Sinhala උලුහාල්, උළුහාල්
Uluhal
Slovak Pskavica, Senovka grcka
Slovenian Grko seno, Sabljasti triplat
Spanish Alholva, Fenogreco
Swahili Uwatu
Swedish Bockhornsklver
Tamil மேதி, வெந்தயம், வேதனி
Meti, Vendayam, Vetani
Telugu Mentikura, Mentulu
Thai ลูกซัด
Luk sat
Tibetan མི་ཏི་
Mi ti
Tigrinya ኣባዕከ
Abaka
Turkish emen, imen, Boy tohumu, Buyotu, Hulbe, Kokulu yonca
Ukrainian Гуньба сінна
Hunba sinna
Urdu میتھی, شنبلید, کسوری میتھی
Methi, Shanbalid; Kasuri methi (herb)
Vietnamese Cỏ ca ri, Hồ l ba
Co cari, Ho lo ba
Yiddish כילבע, פֿעגרעקום
Khilbe, Fenigrekum
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    Kasuri Methi
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The most effective,  pure and high quality Fenugreek is known as Kasuri Methi which is found in Kasur city (Pakistan). Kasuri Methi is famous all over the world due to its quality & fragrance. 
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By The scholars of Hadith...
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Qasim Bin Abdul Rahman narrates that Rasool Allah (saw) stated Get cure from Methi (Hulba) Ibn-al-Qayyim
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Dry Fenugreek Leaves
Kasuri Methi
We proudly present our special product Dry Fenugreek Leaves (Kasuri Methi) in diffesrent sizes: i.e
25gm, 50gm, 100gm, 200gm, 500gm, 1-Kg

 

   ::: Box Packing :::
Special Polythene Zipper Bag packing ...
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We pack the dry fenugreek leaves (Kasuri Methi) in zipper polythene pouch for easy using, just open it, use your required methi and close it again for further using with same quality & fragrance... 
 
 
   
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