How to Use Fenugreek (Methi) For Hair Growth?

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Fenugreek seeds and leaves are commonly called Methi in India. It is a wonder spice that is widely used all over Indian households. The paratha made with Methi leaves is an Indian culinary delicacy. The seed adds a strong flavor and is bitter in taste.

Fenugreek For Hair Growth

Benefits and Uses of Fenugreek for Hair:

Let’s see the how to use fenugreek seeds for hair regrowth or how to use methi for hair regrowth.

What Makes Fenugreek Special?

Apart from its usual culinary uses, Fenugreek or methi is also one of the magical cure-all herbs that can help cure a lot of ailments. Methi gets its unique properties from Mother Nature in the form of a vast resource of nutrients.
It contains:

• Protein: High amounts amplify the herb’s curative properties for baldness
• Vitamin C: Helps boost immunity
• Iron: Good for blood vessels
• Potassium: Ensures no pre-mature grey hairs
• Nicotinic Acid: Promotes hair growth
• Lecithin: Nourishes and strengthens hair follicles; Treats sensitive scalp conditions All these nutrients make it a very valuable herb. But it’s not rare and is readily available at the nearest grocery store.

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Fenugreek for Hair Care:

Methi seeds solve a vide array of hair and scalp problems by incorporating it in your diet or simply applying it to your hair in the form of a paste. Fenugreek’s proteins, nicotinic acids and large amounts of lecithin are highly effective against hair fall and provide strength from the roots. The seed contains a special hormone that enhances hair growth and helps repair the hair structure.

Fenugreek Hair Masks at Home:


Methi with Coconut Oil Mask:

• Mix three teaspoons dried and powdered methi seeds with one teaspoon coconut oil.
• Add about a handful of curry leaves into the same and blend it together.
• Gently massage this fenugreek paste into the scalp and leave it on for at least an hour.
• The protein in this mask helps strengthen the hair shaft and promotes growth.

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Methi Infused Coconut Oil Massage:

• Soak methi seeds in coconut oil overnight and strain the oil out next morning.
• This fenugreek oil is now enriched with lecithin, an emulsifying substance that is excreted by the seeds.
• This conditioning hair oil that will give glossy long hair with regular use.
• You can also use other oils such as Lavender oil or Olive oil.

Methi with Coconut Milk Mask:

• Mix two teaspoons of methi powder also known as fenugreek powder with one teaspoon coconut milk.
• Gently massage the paste into the hair scalp and leave it on for at least an hour.
• This helps prevent hair loss, dandruff and promotes hair growth.

Methi with Apple Cedar Vinegar Mask:

• Mix dried and powdered methi dana seeds with Apple cedar Vinegar to obtain a smooth paste.
• Gently massage the paste into the hair scalp and leave it on for at least 25-30 minutes.
• It is very effective for all types of scalp ailments and particularly dandruff

Methi with Red Hibiscus Mask:

• Soak the seeds in boiling water and leave them overnight. They will soften and become slimy to touch.
• Grind them into a smooth thick paste and keep aside.
• Take 5-6 red hibiscus flowers and grind them into a smooth pulp on a mortar pestle.
• Mix the two together and apply it on your scalp, roots and the entire length of your hair.
• Keep the head covered with a shower cap to keep the moisture sealed and leave it on for 30 minutes.
• Properly wash it off and do not leave any residue.
• This methi hair pack not only conditions your hair but also helps soothe the scalp, which in turn helps growth.

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A healthy hair and scalp is a sure shot way to grow long hair. But this needs regular application and care. Stick to a routine and you will be rewarded with long hair.


  1. urviagarwal

    July 23, 2015 at 11:37 am

    Hi this is urvi I had dandruff problem and I have been using all clear shampoo to get rid off but It doesn’t happened till now.. If it try fenugreek paste what kind of shampoo I want to use?

  2. renu

    August 12, 2015 at 12:23 pm

    Excellent fenugreek benefits information…Amazing tips for Hair care.