Fenugreek seeds come from the Fabaceae family of plants. They have leaves with 3 obovate or oblong leaflets and are cultivated all around the world. The leaves and seeds are commonly used in Asian dishes and meals, but they’ve also been used as a remedy for hair loss as well.
We all lose up to 100 hairs per day – it’s considered normal. However, losing more than that can become a problem and lead to balding. There are many commercial products that can fight hair loss, but they are full of harmful toxins and chemicals that can seriously harm your hair and health. This is why treating the problem naturally is the best solution against hair loss and fenugreek seeds are the perfect solution.
The seeds have antifungal and antibacterial properties which means they can defeat the fungi and bacteria responsible for dandruff, dermatitis and other scalp problems. The seeds can treat all these problems and improve the quality and health of your hair and scalp. Before using them, however, you should make sure to soak them in water overnight in order to get the most out of their benefits.
Here’s how the seeds can improve your hair health:
Fenugreek hair mask
Soak a few tablespoons of the seeds in a cup of water overnight, then grind them in the morning and massage the paste on your hair roots. Let the paste work for 20-30 minutes, then wash your hair with plenty of water.
Fenugreek seeds and peppermint hair mask
Add 4-5 drops of peppermint oil in a fenugreek seed paste, then rub the mixture on your scalp in order to accelerate your hair growth and strengthen your hair roots.
Fenugreek seeds and coconut oil hair mask
Grind 2 tablespoons of soaked fenugreek seeds, then add a bit of coconut oil and mix well until you get a paste. Use the paste on your scalp and let it work for 20 minutes before washing it off with water. Regular usage of this mask will keep scalp hydrated and prevent hair breakage and other problems.
Fenugreek seeds and lemon juice hair mask
Grind a few tablespoons of soaked seeds, then mix them with some lemon juice. Apply the paste on your scalp for 20 minutes, then rinse with water in the end.
Fenugreek seeds and egg white hair mask
Add an egg white in a paste of fenugreek seeds, then rub the mixture on your scalp to hydrate your hair and prevent flaking.
Fenugreek seeds and castor oil hair mask
A mask made of castor oil and fenugreek seeds can prevent damage to your hair and stop the hair loss. You can prepare it by mixing a tablespoon of castor oil with a few tablespoons of fenugreek paste.
Fenugreek seeds and curd hair mask
Boil a handful of the seeds in water, squeeze the juice out, then mix well with a bit of curd. Apply the mask on your face to stop the hair loss and make your hair grow like crazy.
Fenugreek seeds and milk hair conditioner
For a nice homemade hair conditioner, mix a bit of fenugreek paste with some milk and use it on your scalp regularly.
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