Do you fret every time you see flakes on your scalp, hair fall and dull hair? There is one ingredient that will come to your rescue; fenugreek seeds or methi. Fenugreek seeds have a host of benefits apart from the health benefits because of which they are a staple in the Indian kitchen. You can include fenugreek seeds in your haircare regimen to get healthy and nourished hair. Bid goodbye to dandruff, flakiness, hair fall and other hair problems. Methi seeds will will improve the hair quality making the hair grow thicker and healthier. Here are the beauty benefits of methi seeds. (ALSO READ Top 15 frequently asked questions about hair, answered!).Also Read - Food Tips: 5 Superfoods to Keep Hypertension at Bay
Reduces hair fall
Fenugreek seeds help combat hair fall by strengthening hair roots. As they are rich in protein, they strengthen your hair by reconstructing the hair follicles. Soak a cup of methi seeds in water overnight then in the morning, all you have to do is wash you hair with methi seeds infused water and you will see that your hair fall will reduce noticeably over a period of time. Also Read - 'Maaf Karo Na': Jawed Habib Apologises For Spitting on Woman's Hair, Says It Was Done With 'Humorous Intent' | Watch
No more dull hair
If you want shiny hair then you should start using fenugreek seeds infused hair oil. Fenugreek seed oil is obtained by steam distillation from the seeds and is easily available in stores. You can use the fenugreek seed oil mixed with a carrier oil of your choice such as coconut oil or olive oil. Massage your scalp and hair with this oil and shampoo regularly to get shiny hair. Also Read - Punjab Woman Pulls 12,000 kg Bus Using Her Hair, Creates Guinness World Record | Watch
Prevents premature graying
Fenugreek seeds have high levels of potassium that helps prevent premature graying of hair. You can include fenugreek seeds in your diet or simply apply a methi seed mask by blending overnight soaked seeds with coconut milk to retain natural color of your hair. (ALSO READ How to wash your hair? Here’s how to avoid common mistakes and wash your hair the right way!).
If you want to get rid of dandruff use a nourishing fenugreek hair mask. To make a fenugreek mask, soak a handful of methi seeds in water overnight and grind to a paste next day. To the blended seeds, add 1 tablespoon of freshly squeezed lemon juice. Apply this on hair, leave it for 30 minutes and then wash to free your hair of dandruff.
No more oily scalp
Methi seeds help regulate oily scalp. The methi seeds gets rid of extra oil from the scalp without disturbing the natural moisture. Mix about 3 tablespoon of of methi powder with 2 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar. Mix this paste well and rub it all over the scalp. Wash it off after 15 minutes and your hair will be soft and the scalp wont be oily. (ALSO READ Home remedies for greasy hair: 7 natural ways to manage oily hair this summer).
For thicker hair
You can get thicker hair and also add more texture to fine hair, by using methi seeds. Soak 2 tablespoons of methi seeds overnight and then blend it with a bunch of fresh curry leaves. Add some water to this fine paste and apply it on the hair, leave it for half and hour and then wash it off. To improve your hair and to add more texture use this paste at regular intervals.
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