Everyone knows that the fenugreek seeds (methi dana) are an essential herb in the kitchen that works wonders in treating diabetes, control dandruff problems and even aids in healthy weight loss. Herein are some easy ways to use methi powder for skin and hair care at home to get a beautiful look naturally without any side effects.
You do not have to shell out huge money on anti-aging products that also contain harsh chemicals.
Fenugreek seeds are packed with antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties that help to reduce the formation of free radicals and cell damage. It also aids in skin tightening to give you firm, supple, glowing and problem-free skin.
With this simple skin care regime, eliminate the ugly wrinkles, saggy skin, dark spots, and fine lines at home naturally. Additionally, it will also cure pimples or other skin infections (if any) to give you bright and ageless look.
- 1 cup curd
- 2tsp methi powder
Mix finely grounded fenugreek powder with curd (unflavored yogurt) in a bowl. You need to make a smooth paste that evenly spreads on the entire face and neck area. Add some water if the paste is too thick.
Apply the mask all over the face and neck allowing about 15-20 minutes for drying. Now wash off with cold water and wipe gently or pat dry with a soft towel.
Treat Greasy and Itchy Scalp
We all have to move out in the sun, travel a lot throughout the day exposing the hair and scalp to dirt, sunrays, and pollution. For those who commute a lot throughout the day, the scalp becomes oily due to excessive sweating. This may also result in fungal infections causing mild to severe itching.
Using fenugreek powder for hair, you can cure these problems at home without any medical treatment.
Mix 2tbsp of apple cider vinegar with 1tbsp of methi powder. Make sure the powder dissolves in the vinegar completely.
Apply this mixture on the entire scalp with your fingertips. Allow the liquid to soak deep into the scalp and roots for 15-20 minutes.
Wash off with any neem-based herbal shampoo. If you have dandruff, use an anti-dandruff shampoo.
Moisturize Dry, Flaky Skin
Methi helps to heal dry, cracked and peeling skin. It is also helpful for curing skin problems like eczema.
- 1 cup whipped cream
- 1tsp fenugreek powder
- Few drops of honey
Mix all the ingredients properly to make a smooth even paste. Apply this mask on the dry skin or eczema-affected area. Allow the pack to act on the skin for about 10-15 minutes.
Do not dry the pack completely. Wash with plain water thoroughly to remove the pack completely off the affected area. Wipe the area and allow natural drying followed by moisturizer application.
For best results, repeat this remedy thrice a week. This pack is also useful for treating dry or cracked feet in winter.
If you want to achieve the best results, use organic fenugreek powder. You can either prepare it at home or even trust any reputed bioorganic brand producing top quality fenugreek powder packed with the goodness of nature.