The Health Benefits of Fenugreek Microgreens

Fenugreek microgreens

Fenugreek microgreens are from the ‘Fabaceae’ plant family. Almost every part of this crop plant is edible, from its stems to the seeds and leaves. 


Fenugreek microgreen seeds have a characteristic bitter and mildly sweet aftertaste. Here are the health benefits it offers:

1. Diabetes prevention

 The fenugreeks' plant leaves seeds and stems are effective agents that combat diabetes symptoms. It also increases insulin receptors in the body.

2. Cancer prevention

Fenugreek exhibits anticarcinogenic properties in the body. The major components that provide this anti-cancer effect are saponins and phytoestrogens.

3. Cholesterol reduction

When consumed, and especially the seeds, fenugreek has shown to produce a decrease in the total level of LDL cholesterol in the body. 

4. Antioxidant benefits

The flavonoids and phenotypic compounds present in fenugreek microgreens also exhibit antioxidant properties, which eradicate free radicals.

5. Antigenotoxic properties

The extracts of fenugreek that contain methanol have been shown to provide a decrease in genotoxicity. It can also provide antimutagenic effects.

6. Anti-inflammatory

Since ancient times, fenugreek has been cultivated for its anti-inflammatory properties. The components responsible for this are flavonoids, saponins, and alkaloids.

7. Anti-bacterial benefits

When consumed, fenugreek microgreens can help deal with bacterial infections and eliminate bacterial activity from tissues and cells.


With anti-diabetic, anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory, and antimicrobial properties, fenugreek microgreens’ benefits cannot be overemphasized to contribute to your good health.

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