Also known as ‘Methi Dana’, ‘ Hilbeh’, native to India and Southern Europe, has powerful pungent aroma and astringent, bittersweet taste. Crushed Fenugreek seeds are frequently used in the preparation of pickles, curry powders, and pastes, and in the spice blends. A small amount of fenugreek will complement other spices. Too much will result in an unpleasant bitterness & will dominate the dish. Fenugreek is a digestive aid & natural herbal medicine in the treatment of diabetes. A well-known use for the tea is the promotion of breast milk in nursing women. Fenugreek should not be taken medicinally when pregnant.* To Make Fenugreek Tea: Pour I cup of boiling water over one teaspoon of crushed fenugreek seeds. Let steep for 15--30 minutes, strain, may add honey or lemon to flavor, drink at least 3 times a day. *These statements and uses are not evaluated by the FDA & the product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.