A group of 50 women in the age range of 18-45 years took part in a study that showed important results in the treatment of polycyctic ovary syndrome using Fenugreek seed extract (Furocyst).
Best they enrolled, most of the patients had delayed menstrual cycle (81%) and a few had irregular cycle (10%). Rest of the examiners has primary infertility.
Effect on the pregnancy
12 % of the patients got pregnant. Three pregnancies were observed after 30 days, one each after 70 days, 84 days and 39 days of the treatment.
Effect on the ovary volume
The study also showed considerable reduction in ovary volume at the end of the study. Left ovary volume was decreased by 17.82% and right ovary volume was decreased by 28.25%.
Effect on the cysts
Participants showed reduction in cyst size. 46% of the participants showed reduced cyst size and 36% of them showed complete termination of the cysts at the end of the examination. 6 patients got pregnant during the study. The total percentage of the people in the study that responded positively to fenugreek seed extract is 94%.
Effect on the menstrual cycle
Women who consumed fenugreek seed extract had significant improvement in menstrual cycle.
Before the final results, 71% of the examiners had regular cycles, 19% reported prolonged cycle and nearly 10% reported primary infertility. Neither of the examiners reported irregular cycle at the end of the fenugreek seed extract consumption study.
Effect on Follicular Stimulating Hormone (FSH) and Haemoglobin (Hb)
After 8 weeks from the beginning of the study, a significant increase in follicular stimulating hormone was noticed. Additionally, there was an important increase in Hb levels after the completion of the study with fenugreek consumption.
Here is one natural remedy for menstrual cramps with fenugreek seeds
You will need:
– 1 and ½ inch piece of ginger (grated and pounded)
– 2 teaspoons of fenugreek/methi seeds
Bring to a boil, 1 and a 1/2 inch piece of ginger and 2 tsp of fenugreek/methi seeds in 2.5 cups of water. Let this simmer for 5 minutes, covered. This makes 2 servings. Then cool this slightly and strain it. Drink this 2-3 times as needed. You could add a tsp of sugar.