Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum）葫蘆巴
Annual herb/leafy vegetable/medicine. Useful plant, easy to grow from seeds. Best to grow in full sun in well drained soil. Small white flowers in spring, aged to yellow flowers and follow the bean pods. Whole plant is aromatic. It is very famous and used worldwide.
Seeds can be used for herbal tea or spice. The sprouts and the whole plants are used for salad, vegetable or herb. Medicinal. Mature size:1′-2′(H) x 1′-1.5′(W). Best growing in full sun location. Propagate by seeds. Very easy to grow.
它是一年生草本的香菜/葉菜/藥材,比較有名的是它被主要用來做為寷胸的功效. 對哺乳期缺乏乳汁的婦女也有刺激增加乳汁的效果. 更有其它常用的保健功效.
It is recommended to nursing moms who want to increase their milk production, but it has a strange side effect of making you smell like maple syrup!
That doesn’t sound bad… I like maple syrup. 🙂 I have heard it has been used to increase women’s breasts size in some countries.
Isn’t fenugreek a well used part of Indian(Hindu) veg cooking?
Yes. Don’t why it so late to be popular in the world.