Trigonella foenum-graecum Fenugreek is one ancient herb. It was cultivated by the Assyrians and its seeds were found in Tutankhamen's tomb. It was also used in early times as horse fodder. Recently science has been looking at the compounds in the seeds for its anticancer potential. In the kitchen today the leaves, which have a high vitamin, mineral and iron content, are cooked as vegetables, mainly in India. Seeds are sprouted as salad vegetables, and used as a flavoring and condiment in northern African, Ethiopian, Middle Eastern, Egyptian, and Indian cuisine. This is the powdered version of this product.