Fenugreek Side Effects
Eating fenugreek is safe when consumed in small
When consumed in larger amounts (tea) it might
be unsafe to take under pregnancy, although it is safe to consume
it in food, in normal amounts. During pregnancy, consuming fenugreek tea is
linked to inducing premature labor.
Fenugreek reduces blood sugar levels, thus it is
not recommended for people suffering from
Another more common side effect of consuming large amounts
of fenugreek is diarrhea or bloating.
Because of its diuretic effect, the fenugreek tea should be taken 2 hours
before any oral drug, to avoid it interfering with the drug.
For safety reasons, people who suffer from blood disorders should not
take fenugreek tea as it might slow blood clotting.
If you are allergic to peanuts or chickpeas there is a chance you are
allergic to fenugreek as well as these plants belong to the same family.
If you take large quantities, your sweat and urine may smell like the
Also, it is not recommended to feed babies and small children with
As with anything, consume it in moderation and enjoy its benefits.