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Greek Hay: natural ingredient of Wonderup


Greek Hay: natural ingredient of WonderupThe greek hay (Trigonella foenum-graecum; Family: Clover; Habitat: North Africa, India, is cultivated all over the world; Parts used: seeds) was chosen as an ingredient in Wonderup because it contains flavonoids (phytoestrogens). The seeds of hay greek have recently obtained a some interest as a raw material for the production of diosgenin used in the synthesis of steroid hormo-

It is known from antiquity for his galactogogue property, ie, stimulation of mammary glands to produce milk (a result of the stimulus to the secretion of prolactin) in puerperal women - in all women the hormones stimulating action contributes significantly to the development of the breast, the main estrogen receptor in the female body.

Characteristics and properties

It is a plant rich in active important ingredients including lysine that significantly increases the difficult absorption of calcium, essential during lactation, not only for the baby, but also for the mother. Are also present linoleic acid, oleic acid, palmitic acid and stearic acid, calcium and iron, vitamin B complex, vitamin A and C.

Constituent elements of Greek Hay

Here below are the constitutive elements of greek hay. It has considerable nutritional value for the abundance of carbohydrates, proteins, core proteins, fosfatil choline and lecithin. Minerals: calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, iron that is rapidly absorbed, potassium, sulfur, sodium, chloride, silica, mineral salts, enzymes. Saponins, especially the sapogenins diosgenin (from which are extracted the hormones of the synthetic production) and its isomer yamogenina, gitogenina and tigogenina. Flavonoids, including vitexin and its glycosides and esters isovixetina, Orientina, vinenine 1 and 2, quercetin and luteolin.

It contains steroidal compounds: Fenugrecina, steroidal sapogenin peptidic ester with hypoglycaemic action in addition to cardio-inflammatory properties. From aqueous extracts of the seeds has been demonstrated stimulation of the uterus and intestine and a positive chronotropic effect on the heart.

High content of essential amino acids just available in nature, such as lysine and tryptophan (high amounts of lysine than that of soy means that it is a food with high nutritional value). The Furostanic glycosides have a bitter taste and may to be the bitter principle of the drug. Alkaloids, mucilage, sterols: cholesterol, sitosterol, flavonoids. The seeds of hay greek have recently obtained a some interest as a raw material for the production of diosgenin used in the synthesis of steroid hormones.

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