Winter is round the corner, and we can already feel our scalp flake, the hair turn frizzy, and eventually fall out. Don’t blow up money on expensive hair rituals at the salon when you have a very easy solution at hand, right in your kitchen. The fenugreek seeds, popularly known as methi seeds, a favourite household condiment, are widely used in Indian cooking. The methi seeds are rich in proteins which nourish hair and cure baldness, also they contain potassium that helps prevent premature ageing including components like nicotinic acid and lecithin that strengthen hair follicles and promote hair growth.
While incorporating fenugreek seeds in your food is healthy as it boosts immunity, let’s explore how best we can treat hair fall, dandruff and premature ageing in the coming colder months with this very common Indian spice. This is in fact the most natural and inexpensive way to get lush, shiny hair, and so quickly.
Fenugreek seeds for hair loss
You need to first grind two tablespoon fenugreek seeds into a fine powder. Pour it out in a bowl, and add to it a tablespoon of water and coconut oil, and blend it thoroughly. You can even add add olive oil in place of coconut oil. Both are wonderful nourishing agents.
Apply this thick paste on your hair, make sure you coat every strand with the pack. Allow it to dry for about 15-20 minutes. Rinse off with a gentle shampoo. Repeat this ritual thrice a week for at least two weeks and you will see great results. Your hair loss problem will be history.
Fenugreek seeds for curing dandruff
Take two tablespoon fenugreek seeds and soak it in water overnight. Blitz them in the morning into a thick paste of even consistency. Now tip in a tablespoon lemon juice to the mix and blend thoroughly.
Apply this mask on your hair, particularly in the scalp region, it will help prevent flaking due to dryness in the air. Leave it on for about 20 minutes and rinse off with a mild shampoo. Do this thrice a week and in less than a month your dandruff problem will be over, and you will have shiny, glossy hair.
Fenugreek seeds for an oily scalp
If your hair appears stuck like a wig to your scalp despite shampooing, it is then a bad case of oily scalp. No hairstyle suits you and by now you are quite tired of experimenting with different hairstyles. This is a sureshot recipe to eliminate the problem.
Take two tablespoon fenugreek seeds and soak it in water overnight. Grind it into a thick paste and combine it with two tablespoon apple cider vinegar. Add a dash of water if the mixture is too concentrated. Apply this mask on your hair and keep it on for about 15 minutes. Rinse off with a gentle shampoo. The acidic quality of apple cider vinegar helps absorb excess oil from the scalp and cleanse it. Repeat this procedure at least thrice a week for two weeks to get rid of oily scalp.