Everybody likes to flaunt their hair. Does your damaged hair stop you from flaunting your hair? Are you are worried about being bald due to hair fall? Or are you having more bad hair days compared to the good hair days? Well the most famous kitchen ingredient, fenugreek seeds also known as methi works like a magic in preventing hair loss, regenerating hair and improving its texture. Dermatologists suggest the use of natural remedies to kick the hair problems.
Importance of fenugreek seeds(methi)
Fenugreek seeds are rich in vitamin A, B, C, K, Potassium, Calcium, Iron, and Protein which helps in hair nourishment. They contain Nicotinic acid that prevents hair loss. It moisturizes the scalp and revitalizes the hair.
Benefits of fenugreek seeds
#1 Repairs damaged hair
The main reason behind hair fall is damaged hair. Fenugreek seeds help in dealing with it.
Grind fenugreek seeds to form a powder. Mix the powder with coconut oil. Apply it on the hair and scalp. Rinse after 1-hour with shampoo. Repeat it daily.
#2 Removes dandruff
Winter is the peak time for dandruff attack. They damage the hair and make the scalp dry. Fenugreek seeds help in getting rid of dandruff.
Grind fenugreek seeds to form a paste. Mix curd in it. Apply this on the scalp. Rinse after 1-hour. Repeat this thrice a week. If you have heavy dandruff, it is recommended to use this daily.
#3 Protects against premature greying
If your hair starts to turn grey at a young age, you need to start taking care of it. Fenugreek seeds and curry leaves help against premature greying.
Mix powdered fenugreek seeds with powdered curry leave to form a paste. Apply it daily. Rinse after 30 minutes.
#4 Fights against the oily scalp
Oily scalp makes the hair dull. It attracts more dirt and dandruff on the scalp. Using shampoo to get rid of oily scalp also removes the natural oils from the scalp. The best ingredient that fights against oily scalp is fenugreek seeds.
Soak some fenugreek seeds overnight. Next morning make a paste from it. Add a few drops of apple cider vinegar. Apply this to the scalp and rinse after some time.
#5 Detangles hair
If your hair gets unmanageable most of the time, you should avoid using serums. Fenugreek seeds are a natural ingredient for dealing with tangled hair.
Mix powdered fenugreek seeds with 2-3 tablespoons of natural oil. Apply this on the hair and scalp. Massage it for 10 minutes. Rinse after 30 minutes with shampoo.
#6 Improves hair texture
Healthy hair gives a different look to a person.
Grind some overnight soaked fenugreek seeds to make a paste. Add a few drops of lemon juice, honey, water and 2 tablespoons of curd in it. Apply it on the hair and scalp. After 1-hour, rinse with shampoo. This gives your hair a shiny texture.
#7 Works as a hair conditioner
Shampooing your hair isn’t sufficient enough. It requires conditioning. Shampoo washes the natural oils from the scalp and conditioner keeps it intact.
Make a paste of fenugreek seeds and apply it on the hair. Rinse after 30 minutes. Repeat this 2-3 times a week.
#8 Fights against itchy and dry scalp
Dry scalp causes itchiness and makes the hair look frizzy. Fenugreek seeds are good for dry and itchy scalp. The egg makes the hair texture look shiny.
Mix egg yolk in the paste of fenugreek seeds. Apply this on the scalp. After 30 minutes, rinse with shampoo.
#9 Treats split ends
Split ends are one of the reasons behind hair fall. Applying oil does not fix the damaged hair due to pollution and hectic lifestyle. Fenugreek seeds nourish the hair and replenish it from the root.
Mix the paste of fenugreek seeds with few drops of hair oil. Apply this to the hair. Repeat it thrice a week.
#10 Boosts hair growth
Fenugreek seeds act as an antioxidant to strengthen the hair from its roots, provides natural nourishment and boosts the hair growth.
Daily, apply the paste of fenugreek seeds. You can add warm coconut oil to it so you can massage the scalp. Including fenugreek seeds in your diet is also effective.
#11 Strengthens hair
Thin hair tends to break easily. In order to get thick hair, use fenugreek seeds.
Mix Fenugreek seeds with coconut oil and applies it daily. After 15-20 minutes, rinse it gradually.
#12 Prevents hair loss
Grind 2 tablespoons of Fenugreek seeds. Mix 1 tablespoon of coconut oil or olive oil to it. Apply this on the affected areas and damaged hair. After 10 minutes, rinse with mild shampoo.