Botanical Name
: Trigonella foenumgraecum
Family Name
: Fabaceae
Name in some International Languages
Spanish - Alholva
Arabic - Hulba
Chinese - K'u - Tou
Flavour Characteristics
Bitter Pungent, Flavour
Usage Profile
Foods, Cosmetics, Medcines etc.
Commercial part
Fruit or Seed
Harvesting Season
February to may
Sami's Product
Fenugreek Oleoresin


Sami's Product
Fenugreek Oleoresin
It is oleoresin derived from the dried ripe seeds of Trigonella foenum-graccum commonly known as Fenugreek. The seeds of the fenugeek contains 50% fibre from which 20 % is mucilagenous fibre. The Oleoresin of the spice contain proteins, saponins and possess nutritive and restorative properties. Oleoresin does not contain fibre.
Fenugreek Oleoresin
Product : Brown Thick Paste 
Description : Characteristic Odour & Bitter in Taste
Extraction : By 90% Methanol
Additive : Max.8% Glycyrine
Water Solubility : Not less than 40%
Alcohol Solubility  : Not less than 70% (50% v/v)
Total Ash : Not more than 8%
Heavy metals as Pb : Not more than 30 ppm
Fenugreek Oleoresin
Product : Fenugreek Oleoresin
Description : Fenugreek Oleoresin is obtained by the solvent extraction of the Dried seeds of Trigonella foenum graceum
Colour & appearance : Brownish yellow in colour & thick viscous  liquid
Odour : Characteristic aromatic odour  of Fenugreek
Volatile oil content : 0.4%
Residual solvent  : <10 ppm
Solubility : Water soluble
Yeast & Mould : Absent
Pathogenic micro-organisms and their toxins :  Absent
Purity : Pure fenugreek oleoresin (no other additives)
Packing : 50 kgs HDPE containers/as Per customers requirement
Storage : Store preferably in air tight Containers and keep in a cool & dry place protected from light.

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