Fenugreek in Yoruba language. See What Fenugreek Seed is Called in Yoruba, Igbo and Hausa Languages….fenugreek names in Nigerian languages.

Local name for fenugreek in Igbo: mkpuru oka oyibo

Fenugreek in Hausa: KIMBA

Fenugreek in Yoruba: The Local name for fenugreek in Yoruba language: ERU

Igbo, Hausa and Yoruba are the major languages in Nigeria and their all have their local names for fenugreek.

Fenugreek in Yoruba language
Fenugreek in Yoruba language

Fenugreek is an annual herb with light green leaves and small white flowers. It’s of the pea family (Fabaceae). The seed pods contain 10–20 small, flat, yellow-brown, pungent and aromatic seeds. It is popularly known as Methi but known as Hulba by the Hausa tribe of Nigeria.
Fenugreek seeds have a somewhat bitter taste. The seeds are the most widely used part of fenugreek, which are usually dried and ground. They can be ingested either as a medicine or in spices mix or used in form of a paste for topical applications.
The oil is most times used in breast enlargement products or or as a stand alone to massage.


One serving β€” 1 tablespoon β€” of fenugreek seeds contains:
35.5 calories
6.4 grams carbohydrates
2.5 grams protein
0.7 gram fat
2.7 grams fiber
3.7 milligrams iron (20 percent DV)
0.1 milligram manganese (7 percent DV)
0.1 milligram copper (6 percent DV)
21 milligrams magnesium (5 percent DV)
32.6 milligrams phosphorus (3 percent DV)
0.1 milligram vitamin B6 (3 percent DV)


1. Reduces internal inflammation
2. Increases men’s libido
3. Relief from mouth ulcers
4. Reduces menstrual discomfort
5. Minimises symptoms of menopause
6. Sore throat relief
7. Reduces cholesterol
8. Increases breast milk supply

Fenugreek for enlargement

This is another effective breast tightening oil. Massaging the breast area with fenugreek oil helps expand breast tissues, thus healing them and making your breasts firmer. Fenugreek oil mixed with ginger oil works wonders in naturally tightening the breast skin. Apply this combination to your breasts and gently massage in circular motions for ten minutes. Leave it overnight! In a couple of weeks, you will have firm breasts.

Fenugreek is generally safe and is widely known as a great tonic for various parts of the body and it also protects the body against infections. However, its best to consult with your physician before ingestion.

Are you a Nigerian, what is fenugreek called in your language…. Urhobo, Benin, Ewan, Etsako, Ebira, Calabar, Ijaw, wukari etc.

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