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Aphrodisiacs and fenugreek

Reference #: 359
Submit Date: 25 Dec 2002
Browse Category: aphrodisiac
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Treatment used: fenugreek
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Country of Remedy: USA
Remedy Source: Johan's Guide to Aphrodisiacs
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Remedy Description

The pods of fenugreek, Trigonella foenum-graecum (Leguminoseae), which

grows in Southwest Asia and around the Eastern part of the Mediterranean,

resemble goat's antlers. Consequently they are, according to the Doctrine

of Signatures, regarded as a remedy for impotence, and were included as

such already in the earliest list of Chinese medical plants.

They contain, inter alia, steroidal saponins, which can be hydrolysed to

diosgenin, which, in turn, can be used as a starting material for the

production of som sex hormones.



The roasted pods are eaten as such in many parts of the world, but can

also be used as the starting point for the preparation of various dishes.

According to Leunis one such dish, based on milk, was earlier served in

both India and Egypt to give women a desirable corpulence.

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