Benefits of Methi Seeds
Grown only once a year, Methi Seeds are widely used in Indian Cuisine. But other than its savory taste, it yields astonishingly great benefits for the skin as well as health.
Explore here how you can use Methi Seeds for beauty and health benefits:
1. Honey and Fenugreek Seeds:
Application of 1 tsp Honey with 1tsp of powdered Methi Seeds with warm water helps in keeping acne, inflammation, blackheads, wrinkles, etc at bay. Cleansing properties of Fenugreek/Methi help in drawing out the toxins from the skin.
2. Fenugreek seeds powder, Honey and Milk:
Using 2tsp of Methi seed powder (added into warm water) with a tsp honey and a tsp boiled milk also helps in relieving skin of wrinkles as they have an anti-aging effect on the skin cells. Use for 2-3 times a week, applying for 20 minutes each time.
3. Fenugreek powder and yogurt:
Methi Seeds also have exfoliating properties as it draws out the toxins and has a smooth texture so do not have any abrasive impact on the skin. To make a Fenugreek Seed exfoliating pack, use Fenugreek powder with a tsp Yoghurt, a tsp Gram flour, and warm water. Apply the paste on face for at least 15 minutes and after that, use water drops to scrub in an upward circular motion and wash off with normal water.
4. Fenugreek Powder with fresh milk:
It also helps in brightening the skin and can be used to rid the face of dark circles as well. Using Fenugreek Powder with fresh milk on the skin lightens the spots, rids of flaws, spots and removes dark circles.
5. Oral consumption of Methi Seeds:
Oral consumption of Methi Seeds keeps Sun damage at bay.
6. Fenugreek seeds water:
Fenugreek seeds water (boil the seeds in 4 cups water for 15 minutes) can be used as a toner for acne-prone/oily skin.
7. Proteins and antioxidants In Fenugreek seeds:
Proteins and antioxidants (Nicotinic Acid, Lecithin, Vitamin A, C, etc) in Methi seeds help avert hair damage, dandruff, hair thinning, scalp issues, strengthen the follicles and also boost the growth of hair. Use a paste of Methi Seeds powder with Coconut oil/Apple cider vinegar/Yogurt.
Not only Methi seeds detoxify the skin and boost a flawless appearance, but they have the same impact on the digestive system and cleanse the entire body. Its detoxification properties enable better digestion, relief in issues like constipation, indigestion, Acid reflux, etc. It further soothes the gastrointestinal tract and keeps one feeling full, lowering appetite and leading to weight loss.
- Galactomannan is a natural soluble fiber that helps in keeping heart attack risk, sugar absorption in blood at bay and also counters the effect of sodium which helps in declining blood pressure, relieving hypertension.
- With its high antioxidant content, it also delays the effects of Alzheimer’s and aging like memory loss.
- For men, Fenugreek seeds can do wonders as it is a natural Aphrodisiac and improves testosterone, Penis’ hardness through improved blood flow. It also gives relief in Premature Ejaculation, Impotence, and other sexual dysfunctions.
Oral consumption of Methi seeds should be done in limited proportions as excessive intake could result in unnecessary biological reactions.
Above mentioned recipes of methi seeds for beauty will be very useful and effective without any side effects.