Trigonella foenum-graecum L.

Family : Fabaceae

Local name : Methi (As.)

Erect, scented, robust, annual herb; leaves compound, light green; leaflets oblanceolate, oblong, toothed; flowers axillary, sessile, yellow; pods tin pointed, falcate; seeds brownish-yellow.

Distribution : Occasionally cultivated throughout state.

Uses :  Leaves used in indigestion, flatulence and in diarrhea; seeds used in diabetes.


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A Database of Medicinal Plants of Assam