Botanical Name: Trigonella foenum. Plant Part: Seeds. Extraction Method: Steam Distillation. Origin: India . The brownish-yellow seeds of rhombic shape (about 3 mm). Colour: Light Brown . Strength of Aroma: Strong Aromatic Scent: Fenugreek has a bitter and aromatic scent. The leaves and fragrance slightly resembles lovage. Fenugreek is an ancient spice, although currently not much known in the West; it has been grown in Europe since the Middle Ages. For External Use Only .