Fenugreek or methi seed is a kind of spice which is a part of fabaceae family. It is consumed heavily in subcontinent countries. Fenugreek has been said to have tremendous health benefits in Ayurveda and traditionally has been used extensively for hair health. Our hair is predominantly made of keratin. It is a kind of protein. Fenugreek is rich in protein which helps in enhancing hair growth. Potassium in it is responsible to inhibit premature greying of hair. Even some nutrients like nicotinic acid and lecithin are present in methi. They help in strengthening and nourishing hair and promote thick hair growth. So, here we will be looking at the home remedies of using fenugreek for hair.
Fenugreek for hair growth
Soak some fenugreek seeds (2-3 teaspoons) overnight. Take coconut oil in a bowl and put those seeds in it. Heat the oil along with methi seeds till the time the seeds turn blackish red/ brown. Crush the seeds to make a paste with oil and allow the mixture to cool. Apply the paste thoroughly and massage for 15 minutes. Keep it for 45 minutes and rinse it. You can even strain the oil and massage every night.
Grind and make a paste of overnight soaked fenugreek seeds. Mix the paste with 2 eggs and beat it thoroughly. Apply it on your scalp and massage properly. Keep it for 45 minutes and wash it with water or shampoo. It is important to wash your head thoroughly as eggs reek. Continue this routine twice a week to achieve soft, lustrous and dandruff free hair.
Paste of curry leaves and fenugreek seeds can be made and thoroughly applied on scalp. Wash it off to find lustrous and dandruff free hair.
You can even apply grated methi seeds and lemon juice to ward off dandruff.
Try this remedy in order to prevent dandruff and microbial infections on your scalp. Soak 2-3 teaspoon of fenugreek seeds overnight and make its paste. Mix it with 1-2 teaspoon apple cider vinegar and apply it thoroughly. Leave it for 45 minutes then wash it off. Repeat it once a week.
Prevent hair fall
Soak methi seeds for overnight and make a paste of it. Add curd in the paste and mix it. Apply the mixture on your scalp thoroughly and keep it for 30 mins. Rinse it off. This will help in preventing hair fall and dandruff.
Prohibit scalp pimples
Neem leaves have anti-microbial properties that can fight pathogens. People suffer from scalp acnes caused by bacterial infections. To counter that soak fenugreek seeds and neem leaves overnight. Crush them and make a paste of them. Apply it thoroughly on your scalp and keep it for 30 mins. Rinse it with water.
Heena is an extremely healthy ingredient for hair. It can give natural color to hair, helps in increasing volume of hair, makes them glossy and nourishes from within. So, try out this heena hair pack for reaping its hair benefits. Take 2 cups of heena, half cup amla juice, 2 teaspoon shikakai, grated fenugreek seeds, egg whites and lemon juice. Make a paste of it and apply it on your hair. Leave the mixture for an hour. Wash it thoroughly with water. Repeat it once a week and achieve nourished hair.