Fenugreek seeds / methi seeds for hair – Hair fall control with methi

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.

[Methi for hair in Hindi]

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.

Home remedies for hair loss

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.

It contains

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  • 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.

How to use fenugreek seeds to stop hair loss

Adds shine to your hair with Fenugreek hair mask

Methi has a lot of hair benefits among which you can use it for adding shine to your dull and damaged hair. Stop using loads of chemical based products that take away the natural sheen from your tresses after a few years and leave them dull and damaged. Make your hair look shiny and glossy by using methi or fenugreek in a number of ways.  It contains a substance called lecithin which when soaked it water, produces a slippery by-product that add shine to your hair tresses.

What you need


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  • 1 tablespoon fenugreek seeds
  • 1 cup water

What you need to do

Boil the water and soak the fenugreek seeds in it overnight. In the morning when you see that the seeds have become slippery to touch, drain the water and make a fine paste out of the soaked seeds. Apply this paste on your scalp, focussing on the roots of the hair. Gently apply along the tresses till the tips too. Keep this hair mask on for 30-40 minutes before washing off your hair with a mild shampoo. This will give shine to your dull tresses once again.

Fenugreek hair oil

What you need

  • 1 tablespoon fenugreek seeds
  • 1 cup coconut oil
  • 4-5 curry leaves

What you need to do

Boil the coconut oil with the curry leaves and fenugreek seeds. Remove it from the gas and let it cool down. Store the prepared oil in a bottle for later use. Massage your scalp with this oil to let it enter the roots. Using it for a few weeks will bring noticeable shine in your hair.

Reverse signs of aging with Fenugreek face pack

How to control hair fall

Along with benefits for hair, methi or fenugreek also has a lot of skin benefits. Fenugreek contains a lot of antioxidants in general which fights the free radicals that generate in your skin and cause problems of skin aging. Fenugreek inhibits this free radical damage and stops the process of skin aging. It reduces your wrinkles and makes the fine lines disappear by tightening your skin.

What you need

  • 1 tablespoon fenugreek seeds
  • 1 tablespoon yoghurt

What you need to do

Soak the fenugreek seeds in water overnight. Mix it along with the yoghurt and grind it into a smooth paste. Apply this paste on your face and leave it on to dry for 30 minutes. After it has dried, wash off your face with cold water. While fenugreek takes care of your aging process and stops it, yoghurt contains lactic acid which makes the skin smooth and soft and also exfoliates it.

Fenugreek for healthy luscious curls sans frizz

Fenugreek seeds are a bliss for long straight hair, we all know that but did you know it proves to be an amazing remedy for curly hair by removing frizz. Soak 3-4 tablespoons of fenugreek in a cup of warm water which should be double the quantity. Now, keep this mixture overnight and the very next day, post your shampoo regime, rinse your hair using this water. You will find a natural healthy shine in your frizz-free curls. Style your lustrous curls with an additional bounce and melt everyone’s heart.

Fenugreek for hair strengthening and damage control

The city-life has its own perks yet we become victims of hair damage due to pollution, dirt and smoke in the air. Ditch the chemicals and use fenugreek to caress your long cascading locks for a natural shine. Soak 2-3 tablespoons of fenugreek in water and make a paste out of it. Mix the paste with coconut milk and slather your scalp and hair with this blissful remedy. Your hair follicles will bask in the glory of a luxe hair cap. You can wrap your hair in the towel and rinse it off after 20-30 minutes.

Fenugreek seeds to control excess oil secretion of scalp

How to treat split ends

How we overcome the excess oil secretion of our hair by booking appointments in salon and spending a bomb. Not anymore ladies! We got your covered with our special fenugreek seeds and apple cider vinegar that will restore moisture and help your scalp breathe. Take a fistful of fenugreek seeds, soak them in water overnight, blend it make a fine paste. Mix it with some apple cider vinegar and add some quantity of water to neutralize the acidic mix. Now, rinse your hair with this magical potion and strike an affair with your luscious lusty locks.

Fenugreek as a luxe hair mask conditioner

If your hair is losing its natural shine and moisture. It’s becoming dull and brittle and losing the essential oil, here is how you can revitalize the beauty of long locks back. Blend a fistful of fenugreek into a fine paste by soaking them overnight. Now, mix this paste with a ½ cup aloe vera extract and generously spread this paste all over your scalp, roots and hair ends to infuse the goodness of nourishment in your hair. Untie your hair and spell a magic to work next day.

Fenugreek to combat split ends

Rough hair are  more prone and vulnerable to have split ends and nothing better than fenugreek paste for your hair. You can blend 4-5 tablespoons of fenugreek seed, apply the paste on the split ends by soaking them overnight. Repeat this at least twice a week for effective results.

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.

For dandruff-soak

Home remedies for dandruff

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

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  • 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

Natural homemade fenugreek seeds hair masks

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.

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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

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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.