The chemical components of fenugreek seeds include a large carbohydrate fraction (mucilaginous fiber, galactomannan); 20-30% proteins high in tryptophan and lysine; pyridine-type alkaloids; flavonoids; free amino acids (4-hydroxyisoleucine, arginine, lysine, histidine);5-6% saponins; glycosides; vitamins, minerals...
Lactation Aid: Fenugreek seeds contain hormone precursors that increase milk supply. Some scientists believe it is possible because breasts are modified sweat glands, and fenugreek stimulates sweat production.
Immunological Activity: Fenugreek seeds showed a stimulatory effect on immune functions in mice.
Cholesterol adjusting: The steroidal saponins from fenugreek seeds show the effect of lowering plasma cholesterol, blood glucose, and plasma glucagon levels
Gastroprotective effect: The aqueous extracts of fenugreek seeds promoted the healing of stomach ulcers in rat