Subject: Hong Kong Herb Looks Like Fenugreek Answered by: Conrad Richter Question from: Sheila Posted on: November 15, 2005
I live in Hong Kong and I bought this herb at a village shop. I don’t speak Cantonese and they don’t speak English (or at least it doesn’t cover the English for this herb). Could you please identify it for me? I guess it is for eating and is not a cure for dandruff or impotence.
It is impossible to make a definite identification based on the image you sent, but it could be fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum).
Here are some images of the fenugreek plant that may help you to decide if that’s what you have: