Side effects of Fenugreek

Side effects of Fenugreek

Side effects of Fenugreek: Fenugreek seeds and leaves both are edible – seed powder, leaves fritters, sambar, curry etc.

  • Urine and body odor: Higher dosage of fenugreek results in strange body odor and urine odor
  • Lose motion: Eating fenugreek leaves and seeds known to cause motion. In excess it can result in lose motion. Lactating mothers need to be careful while consuming fenugreek leaves or seeds.
  • Hypoglycemia: While it is good for diabetic patients, it can also cause hypoglycemia or lowering sugar level. It can result in seizure and brain damage.
  • Allergy: In some rash, hives, fainting types of reaction can happen, and it is common symptom.
  • Uterine contraction: Pregnant women should not exceed fenugreek dosage as it might cause early labor due to presence of oxytocin.

Other side effects: It can cause irregular breathing, thyroid abnormality and might interfere with drugs and can seriously bring down sugar level causing death.

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Author: Sumana Rao | Posted on: July 27, 2020

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