Fenugreek (seed)

Fenugreek, Trigonella foenum-graecum, is an herb native to areas of Asia and Europe. It has a long history of use in traditional Indian and Chinese cultures. Fenugreek is commonly consumed as an ingredient in curry and many spice blends. Fenugreek seeds are also a source of dietary fiber 1. Fenugreek is considered generally recognized as safe (GRAS) by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use as a spice or natural seasoning (21CFR182.10).

This ingredient can be found in the following products in United States:


  1. Natural Standard Database. 2009.