Just the way we need to care our skin and health, hair is also an important part of human body that needs proper care as well. The Indian spice named as methi seeds/ fenugreek seeds have proved worth in treating variety of hair problems such as hair fall, baldness, dry hair etc. But, we must be aware of right hair packs that will work well in treating the hair conditions.
You don’t need to buy expensive shampoos and treatment products from the market. Only with the help of some home ingredients with a methi seeds can solve your hair problems. Methi or the fenugreek seeds are very effective as a natural remedy for your hair. People have become too busy with their day to day work schedule. They don’t have time to care their hair.
But, you don’t have to go to the beauty parlor in order to get beautiful hair. All you have to do is take methi seeds or fenugreek seeds and let it soak in water for a night. Then you can combine the same with other ingredients to make a great hair pack.
Fenugreek is truly a wonder spice used in different recipes and also has wonderful benefits. Fenugreek was known as methi in Hindi and it is a popular ingredient in many North Indian dishes. The paratha made with Methi leaves is an Indian culinary delicacy. Fenugreek seeds and leaves are strongly aromatic and flavorful. Seeds are bitter in taste but lose their bitterness if roasted slightly. Methi is rich in medicinal properties.
- Protein: High amounts amplify the herb’s curative properties for baldness
- Vitamin C: Helps boost immunity
- Iron: Good for blood vessels
- Potassium: Ensures no premature grey hairs
- Nicotinic Acid: Promotes hair growth
- Lecithin: Nourishes and strengthens hair follicles; Treats sensitive scalp conditions.
Most of the fenugreek seed treatments are homemade and inexpensive, and can be purchased in any grocery store.
Fenugreek’s proteins, nicotinic acids and large amounts of lecithinare extremely effective in strengthening the hair from the roots and treating follicular problems. The seeds contain a hormone antecedent that improves hair growth and help in rebuilding the hair follicles.The natural tonic helps in moisturizing the hair and bringing back the luster and bounce. Fenugreek seeds have been used since time immemorial for curing hair problems, so you can go ahead and use them without any second thought.
Remedies for healthy hair growth using fenugreek seeds
- Soak the fenugreek seeds in the water for 24 hours,Strain and use the water to rinse hair.Do not wash the hair immediately. Let this water be there for at least 3 hours, after that wash your hair with lukewarm water (never use hot water on your hair). Repeat this daily for at a month to see your hair gaining strength and volume.
- For fenugreek hair mask Mix fenugreek seeds paste and coconut milk well, apply to your scalp and hair and leave for half an hour. Now wash off with a mild shampoo and water.
For hair loss
Take the 2 tbsp of fenugreek seeds in mixer and grind them as powder. Now take the powder in a bowl and add the 1 tbsp of coconut oil or olive oil to it. Mix the both ingredients well and apply this paste on the hair loss and hair damaged area. Let it dry for 10 minutes. Then washed it off with the mild shampoo.
The fenugreek seeds over night. Take the fenugreek seeds in the mixer and make it as fine smooth paste. Now take the fenugreek paste in bowl. Add the 1 tbsp of lemon juice to the paste. Mix both of them well and apply this mix all over hair scalp. This is the old grandma tip for the dandruff removing.
For voluminous, glossy and nutritious hair
Make paste of finely powdered fenugreek seed and coconut milk. Rub the mixture on your scalp .Wait for half an hour. Wash the hair with some mild shampoo and condition it.
Homemade facial scrub
Take the soaked fenugreek seeds mixer and add yogurt in the mixer.Take the two ingredients in 2:1 quantities. Grind them like rough paste.If it becomes smooth add the methi powder to it to make rough. Rub this mixture on the face. This exfoliates the dead skin cells from the face.
Methi seed for pimple remedy: Soak the methi seeds ( fenugreek seeds ) over night and grind the fenugreek seeds in the next day morning. Grind them up to it becomes smooth creamy paste.Apply the paste on the pimples with finger tip. Dried it for 10- 12 minutes then wash the face with cool water. Repeat this process for every 3 days up to 45 days makes your face free from the pimples.
Skin tone cleansing: Take the 2 tbsp of fenugreek seeds and boil them in 3 glasses of water for 10 minutes.Extract the boiled water with the help if sieve. apply this water for the face cleaning. This water cleanse the face and gives the glow to the face.
Tips or benefits of using methi seeds
- Methi seeds for burn marks: Burn marks are tough to get rid of but methi can help to fade them over time. Soak the methi seeds all over the night and make a paste. Apply this mixture on the marks and let it dry completely. Now wash the area with water and continue its use on a regularly.
- Methi seeds can be used for Fatigue and backache, just eat 1 spoon fenugreek (methi) seeds on daily basis.
- Methi seeds used for Skin Shine, take 250gm of green gram and 200gm of Fenugreek seeds. Grind it and make a powder. Take 2 spoons of this mixture, add rose water and apply on your face, neck hands and legs. This will make your skin shine and glow. Application of fenugreek seeds for face with turmeric can give good result.
- Methi seeds for preventing premature graying. Grind the methi seeds like a powder and add this powder to coconut oil and massage it in your scalp. Wash it off next day with cold water.
- Hair conditioner: Take 8-10 grams of fenugreek seeds and soak it in normal water overnight and then make a fine paste out of them in next day. Apply this paste all over the hair and hair scalp.Dried it for 30 minutes and rinse it off with the cool water. This hair mask work as the natural conditioner for hair and gives the shiny to the hair.
Ways to use fenugreek seeds/ methi seeds for hair problems
Fenugreek seeds for dandruff remedy
Fenugreek and curd remedy
Today most of the people have severe problem of dandruff which can be removed with the help of dandruff home remedies. The main ingredients that you would require here are fenugreek seeds and curd. You need to take 3-4 spoons of curd in a container and add 2 spoons of fenugreek seeds in it. Soak this methi seeds in curd overnight. Once you get up in the morning you can find the seeds becoming soft. Now you have to grind the seeds which are dipped in curd and apply it over your hair and scalp evenly.
Fenugreek seeds to control hair fall
Aloe Vera and Methi seeds remedy
Fenugreek seeds combine with Aloe Vera gel will work really well in controlling the problem of hair fall. As you have done before, soak 2-3 spoons of fenugreek seeds in water over night. Now get up in the morning and make a paste of it. In the other hand get 2-3 Aloe Vera leaves and cut them from the middle. The Aloe Vera gel extracted from the middle of the leaves should be mixed with the grinded methi seeds and applied over the hair covering the scalp as well. Keep this for 30 minutes and wash with water.
Fenugreek seeds to control excess oil
Apple cider vinegar with Fenugreek seeds
Since apple cider vinegar has an acidic property, absorbing excess oil from the scalp will be quite easy with it. And the combination of apple cider vinegar along with fenugreek seeds works like a wonder which will deliver an extra ordinary view. You need to grind the fenugreek seeds that have been soaked in water overnight and combine it with 2 spoons of apple cider vinegar. Now add a cut of water so that the solution does not become too strong. Wash your hair with this and remove excess oil.
Remedy to develop excess oil over the scalp
Black tea and fenugreek seeds
Along with removal of excess oil on your scalp you should also find a way through which you can restrict further secretion of excess on your scalp. Since this black tea has tannic acid, the particular acid is really wonderful to control further secretion of oil from the scalp. You need to prepare black tea and combine it with pasted fenugreek seeds. You need to wash your scalp with this solution to get best result.
Remedy for premature graying hair
Fenugreek seeds with curry leave
You must have known many benefits of curry leaves with regards to health. But, did you know that it is also really good for removing certain hair problems? It has been proved that a combination of fenugreek seeds along with curry leave work well in resolving premature graying of hair. Since vitamin B is present in curry leaves, it will resolve the problem of premature graying. You have to boil curry leaves and take it in a blender. In another place add the soaked fenugreek seed and grind both the ingredients really well. Apply this over your hair roots and keep for 30 minutes. There after wash it away with cold water.
Fenugreek seeds with amla
Both Fenugreek seeds as well as Amla works well in removing grey hair from your scalp. Amla being the Indian gooseberry is regarded as one of the effective home remedies for hair graying. The ingredients are also good source of vitamin A and C that works really well in stopping the condition of premature graying. This also helps preventing hair fall.
Jojoba oil with fenugreek seeds
Jojoba oil is one of the oils that are included among the natural oils. You can easily get this in the market. In order to make your hair look attractive, an internal health is also really important. All you have to do here is take 4-5 spoons of jojoba oil and add it with fenugreek seeds. Make sure that the fenugreek seeds so formed are grinded and made paste. Mix both the ingredients and apply it over your scalp. Let it go through the hair roots as well. Keep for 30 minutes and wash with a mild shampoo. This will bring a shine to your hair.
Egg with fenugreek seeds
Most of the people have been observed to apply the egg mask over their hair. Egg is a wonderful ingredient that will bring shine to your hair. This also has protein needed for your hair growth. Now application of fenugreek seeds along with egg mask will be amazing once again. Take an egg and break it in a glass tumbler. Now add 2 teaspoon of fenugreek seeds paste. Mix both the ingredients and apply over your hair. This will make your hair much softer and amiable.
Neem and fenugreek seeds
You need to take handful of neem leaves and boil it in water for 5 minutes. Now take out the leaves and add soaked fenugreek leaves for 2 teaspoon in a grinder. Make the paste and apply all over your hair. You should also not throw away the water which you have derived by boiling the neem leaves. This has the goodness of neem and antiseptic property. You can stay away from the dandruff if you can do this treatment for your hair on a regular basis. You can wash your paste over the hair after 30 minutes.
Anti-dandruff fenugreek mask with jojoba flowerand leaves
Jojoba has active anti-dandruff properties. It also helps in removing impurities from the scalp and boosts hair growth. Methi or fenugreek seeds can also be helpful to remove dandruff and any other scalp infections. Moreover, this hair mask can give you lustrous hairs and boost hair growth.
Soak 2 spoons of methi seeds in 1 cup of clean water overnight. Collect 5-6 jojoba flowers and same numbers of jojoba leaves. Crush the jojoba flowers and leaves along with the soaked methi seeds in a grinder. Apply this thick paste onto your scalp and hairs. Leave on for an hour but do not let the pack get dry. Wash off with plenty of water, without using any shampoo or cleanser.
Fenugreek and Shikakai for gorgeous hairs
Have your hairs started to look dull lately? It might be because of over use of chemicals and heat on your hairs. However, you can easily get back the lustrous locks by using this hair treatment. Shikakai is a natural hair conditioning agent and it can give great shine to the dull locks.
Soak 2 spoons of fenugreek seeds and 5-6 strands of shikakai in 4 cups of water over night. In the morning boil the water till it becomes half and starts to froth. Now strain the fenugreek seeds and shikakai strands from the solution and discard. Apply this concoction onto your scalp and hairs. Leave on for 30-45 minutes and then wash off with plenty of water.
Fenugreek and onion juice pack for hair growth
If you have started to see bald patches on your head due to excess hair fall, you can try out this fenugreek and onion pack for hair growth. Fresh onion juice is considered as an effective treatment for hair growth and fenugreek seeds are also known for their ability to induce new hair growth.
To prepare this pack, grate half of an onion and squeeze out the juice. Soak 2 spoons of fenugreek seeds in clean water and then grind them to make a paste. Add the onion juice with the prepared fenugreek seed paste, mix well and apply onto the bald patches on your head. Leave on for an hour at least and then wash off with a mild cleanser. Repeat daily for best results.