Fenugreek Plus Anise
Benefits of Fenugreek Plus Anise:
- Supports digestive health and comfort
- Provides natural fiber to help the absorption of glucose
- Delivers a classic herb that was traditionally popular for maintaining blood sugar levels already in the normal range
- Offers a high-quality, hard-to-find combination at a great value
Put these two culinary herbs to work for you! Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum) is well known among herbalists for its ability to encourage healthy glucose metabolism, making it popular for blood sugar support. Licorice-like anise (Pimpinella anisum) has been popular for centuries as a traditional digestive soother.
While you may find fenugreek herbal supplements or anise herbal supplements packaged individually, you will not often find them combined together in just this way.
What is Fenugreek?
Native to the Mediterranean, fenugreek (also known as Greek hay or bird's foot), has been in use since ancient times. In fact, fenugreek was detailed on Egyptian papyrus dating back to 1500 B.C.
An annual plant, fenugreek produces pale green leaves and long pods containing 10 to 20 small, hard, golden-brown seeds. Due to its pungent aroma and flavor, it had many culinary uses, and was even used for dying textiles. One of its most revered uses, however, was as an herbal remedy for good health.
How was Fenugreek Used Historically?
Throughout the ages and in various cultures, fenugreek seeds have been historically valued for women's health, joint comfort, respiratory, metabolism, libido, and skin health.
What We Know about Fenugreek Today
Modern analysis of fenugreek seeds shows it contains naturally occurring fiber, iron, vitamin C, vitamin A, niacin, potassium, selenium, and many other vitamins and minerals. Other constituents include polysaccharides: saponins, tannin, mucilage, and pectin. In recent times, it's been studied for its effect on cholesterol, blood sugar, digestion and more. Due to its healthy potential, fenugreek herbal supplements and fenugreek tables are popular with those who want to maintain their good health.
What is Anise?
An annual herb indigenous to Egypt and first cultivated 4000 years ago, anise, a member of the carrot family, is now grown around the world. At one point in ancient times, its seeds were so valuable, citizens used them to pay their taxes! And after eating a large meal, the Romans ate anise-flavored cake to enhance digestion. Because anise has a sweet licorice-like aroma, it's been a popular choice for flavoring and for perfumes as well.
How was Anise Used Historically?
Traditionally, anise was the go-to herb for digestion, respiratory, libido, sleep, urinary health, stress and oral health. A paste made from its ground seeds was used to keep skin and scalp healthy.
What We Know about Anise Today
Anise seeds are composed of protein, fatty acids, starch and fiber. Anise also contains trace amounts of naturally occurring B vitamins, riboflavin, niacin and thiamin along with other important compounds like limonene, estragol, acetophenone and pinene.
Why are Fenugreek and Anise Good Together?
These two ancient spices complement one another for digestive and blood sugar support. Both anise and fenugreek delivery naturally occurring fiber which can help with the absorption of glucose that may play a role in maintaining blood sugar levels already in the normal range.
Why Botanic Choice Fenugreek Plus Anise?
Why take two supplements...an anise supplement and a fenugreek supplement, when you can take them together in one easy-to-swallow tablet? Our Fenugreek Plus Anise tablets have the added benefit of also delivering calcium and phosphorus.
Remember, not all supplements are the same. When it comes to internal health, quality counts. That's why we use only the best ingredients available, and we work hard to ensure all our products meet our strict quality standards. A customer favorite and best seller! Try it today!
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