Volume 2, Issue 34 (6-2010)                   J. Med. Plants 2010, 2(34): 1-18 | Back to browse issues page

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Hasanzadeh E, Rezazadeh S, Shamsa S, Dolatabadi R, Zarringhalam J. Review on phytochemistry and Therapeutic properties of Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graceum). J. Med. Plants. 2010; 2 (34) :1-18
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1- Institute of Medicinal Plants, ACECR
2- Institute of Medicinal Plants, ACECR , shrezazadeh@imp.ac.ir
3- Department of Medicinal Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medicla Sciences (TUMS)
4- Neuroscience Research Center, Department of Physiology, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences
Abstract:   (5802 Views)
Fenugreek is an annual plant from leguminosea endemic to east Mediterranean. It has been used in traditional medicine for a while. It has been used for its oxytocic, digestive, and metabolism enhancement properties. While is reach in alkaloids, steroids, and sapogenins and also has good medicinal properties, it became one af more important medicinal plants. Nicotinic acid, and Trigonelline which are effective in treatment of diabetes and hypercholestremia, are reach in this plant. Also diosgenin, another medicinally important compound, is produced by this plant in high concentration. Many studies have been done and revealing it’s beneficial in treatment diabetes and other metabolic disorders. In this review, we summaries some of this studies.
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Received: 2014/10/21 | Accepted: 2014/10/21 | Published: 2014/10/21

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