Methika also known as Trigonella foenum graecum; is one of the best Vata pacifier Ayurveda herb which makes it very useful as a tonic for aged fellows. It minimizes the age related wear and tear in the body. Methika can be taken in routine without any problem. Vata pacifying characteristic makes Methika a useful herb for general weakness and debility. Methika Powder is mixed in dietary supplements for a diabetic fellow.

Latin Name:- Trigonella – treis = three, gona = angle, little triangle; foenum = hay or grossum = large.
Effect on DoshasVata kaphaghna.

Ayurvedic Pharmacology of Methika
Rasa Guna Virya Vipaka
Katu Ushna Katu
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  • Since Methika is an appetizer and carminative, it is useful in anorexia, loss of appetite and fever.
  • Women are advised to consume Methika seeds in the post natal period to improve excretory and menstrual functions.
  • Methika is used in dyspepsia. Indigestion, rheumatoid arthritis and also as an aphrodisiac.
  • Roasted seeds of Methika in the form of infusion are indicated in diarrhea and small pox.
  • Methika porridge is used as galactogogue.
  • Being astringent, roasted seeds of Methika along with dry grapes and common salt are given in diarrhea. 
Best Recommended Uses

Methika powder is specially recommended for aged fellow to counteract the age related wear and tear in the body.
Methika powder is also taken for preventive as well as therapeutic purpose in arthritis. 

Doses and Useful Parts

Seed and whole plant, Powder – 2 to 6 gm