Trigonella foenum-graecumIts seeds are high (40%) in mucilage, an emollient soothing to the skin and is soothing and healing to mucosal lining, especially in the gut, helping to relieve gastric inflammation and other digestive disorders. Fenugreek is one of the only warming demulcent herbs. Very rich and nourishing, and is a great addition to any lactation blend for breast feeding mothers. When used regularly may help regulate cholesterol. Also wonderful used topically as a poultice for inflammation, ulcers, swollen glands, and bruises.