Now Foods Feugreek is one of the oldest herbs traditionally used in ancient Greece, Egypt and China. Now Foods Fenugreek has been used in a variety of ways and can be added to hot water to make tea. Now Foods Fenugreek is a digestive aid. As an emollient it is used in poultices for boils, cysts and other complaints. Reducing the sugar level of the blood, it is used in diabetes in conjunction with insulin. It also lowers blood pressure. Fenugreek relieves congestion, reduces inflammation and fights infection. Now Foods Fenugreek contains natural expectorant properties ideal for treating sinus and lung congestion, and loosens & removes excess mucus and phlegm. Fenugreek is also an excellent source of selenium, an anti-radiant which helps the body utilize oxygen. Now Foods Fenugreek is a natural source of iron, silicon, sodium and thiamine. Now Foods Fenugreek contains mucilagins which are known for soothing and relaxing inflamed tissues.