Researchers recently discovered that a strong herb most commonly used to flavor Indian curries can increase sexual appetite. According to a new study, researchers found that foods such as almonds, asparagus and bananas contain minerals that make them powerful and natural aphrodisiacs. Although there are many proclaimed natural aphrodisiacs are known throughout the globe, only few have survived rigors of clinical studies. Good thing, Fenugreek has passed such testing and proven clinically spices up sex life.
How they test the effectiveness of Fenugreek?
In the world of science and technology and even in medicine, you can never be so sure until the theory becomes so transparent and proven accurate or effective. To prove the effectiveness of the strong herb Fenugreek researchers conducted a survey and actual physic testing to 60 healthy respondents in males. 60 healthy men ranging at the age of 25 to 52 took an extract of the herb twice a day for six weeks to get the data required and prove the effectiveness of Fenugreek. Test participants are required to answer a survey describing their level of libido and desire with a special scoring system to analyze the changes. This is very important to analyze the real effect of Fenugreek to a man’s body.
Fenugreek Increases Libido
Not all men got their desired increase in libido, without them knowing some of them are actually getting dummy pills and this is part of the research to distinctly apart those who really increase sex appetite and libido during the testing. By the end of the research, men who took Fenugreek had their libido soared by an average of 16.1 to 20.6, a 28 percent rise in contrast to the men who were taking the pills. Men who took the dummy pills saw their scores did not increase, in fact fall tremendously. Fenugreek is a herb that is not new to many people especially to people who loves Indian curry and go to restaurants that uses the herb to the food they serve. In fact, Fenugreek is known by the New Yorkers and they constantly complained about its smell. Fenugreek has a strange maple syrup aroma and people learned that it’s only Fenugreek until years have passed.
Other Health Benefits of Fenugreek
Increase Milk Supply – Fenugreek has been used in Indian subcontinents to increase milk supply. It is an excellent galactagogue and has been used as such for centuries. For centuries breast feeding women consume the herb to significantly increase their volume of breast milk.
Blood Sugar Regulation - It is also used as a diabetes aid for blood sugar regulation as it helps blood sugar levels of both type 1 and 2 patients consuming it. It is proven to help drop blood glucose because its seeds are rich in dietary fiber that highly contributes to the lowering of blood sugar increase.
Helps lower and maintain cholesterol level – Researchers also discovered that Fenugreek helps lower elevated cholesterol level. What’s more surprising about the herb is that it does not drop the beneficial high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol levels in the blood as it can be more dangerous to health.
Nutritious– Fenugreek are very nutritious. They contain vitamins and minerals that essential for regulating the body. Protein, potassium, niacin vitamin c and diosgenin are present in Fenugreek. If taken daily and mix with food, it could create a healthy body but also a body with increased resistance to illnesses. In China, Fenugreek seeds are called Hu Lu Ba where it is thought to help kidney function, common cold, relieve pain, joint pain, & help with hernias.
Other Herbal Uses of Fenugreek
- Sooth the stomach and intestine lining
- Helps prevent gastrointestinal inflammation
- Contains weight loss properties
- Supports glucose and carbohydrate metabolism
- Serves as an anti-aging (Not applied topically)
- Treats sore throats
- Treats skin inflammation such as sunburns, boils and abscesses, acne and eczema
- Breast enlarger
- Stimulate production of male sex hormones including testosterone
What are the side effects in Consuming Fenugreek? In any herbal or should I say in any food we take in you must know that too much is too much and can be dangerous. Take Marijuana as an example, in the past, marijuana contributed to the medical world as it possesses health benefits to anyone who consumes it. It is also used a tranquilizers. But it was taken too much which relaxes the brain and muscles of the body to much it became dangerous. It is still consumed today and legal in other parts of the world it really depends on the consumer on how they control what they take. Fenugreek is becoming more popular now that they’ve learned the sexual benefits of it. It is just sad that some people abuse their body by taking what their body can handle. You must know your body and do some research about it first. Fenugreek like marijuana, have some side effects if taken recklessly. If taken orally its side effects can include bloating, flatulence and diarrhea.
Fenugreek for Pregnant Women
Although it is used for centuries to increase breast milk, it should not be taken by pregnant women. Pregnant women should not consume any other medicine or herbs without the supervision of professional or doctor.
Fenugreek for Men
For men, let us enjoy our sex life and with the help of Fenugreek we can have a healthy body and sex life that will not come short. Now that it is proven to increase the libido consumers should not experiment on it by abusing its benefits. According to the researchers, 6 grams of fenugreek seeds per day and mixing it’s herbs to the food you take can promote a happy sex life and eventually strengthens your relationship. Although the benefits are crystal clear because of the study, anyone still has to ask for professional help from licensed doctors to see if it can be consumed. Do this because not everyone’s bodies are the same. What can be good and beneficial to one can be dangerous to another.