Fenugreek seeds are a wonderful ingredient you can add to any homemade hair care products like hair oil and hair mask. They have potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that help fight hair loss, dandruff, scalp infections, and hair damage. In this post I’ll be sharing a fenugreek water recipe that promotes hair growth and maintains scalp health and hair strands shine.
BENEFITS OF FENUGREEK SEEDS
Revives damaged hair and stimulates hair growth
The rich antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties of fenugreek seeds can help reduce hair fall and reverse hair damage. These seeds are rich in vitamin C, vitamin A, protein all of which are required for hair growth.
Maintains scalp health
Lecithin, found in fenugreek seeds, stimulates the process of cell repair and reverses damage to the hair follicles.
Strengthens hair strands and imparts shine
Fenugreek seeds contain protein that helps add strength and shine to your hair. Iron, present in fenugreek seeds, also stimulates healthy hair growth.
Fenugreek seeds has nicotinic acid that fight dandruff and scalp infections.
HOW TO MAKE FENUGREEK WATER AT HOME
Fenugreek seeds – 2 tablespoons
Curry leaves – 15 leaves
Water – 250ml
Rosemary essential oil (Optional) – 3 drops
- Boil water, fenugreek seeds, curry leaves in a pan. Let it simmer until water reduces to 100ml.
- Allow it to cool down.
- Transfer it to an empty spray bottle and add rosemary essential oil if using.
- Store it in fridge.
- Shelf life – 1 week
HOW TO USE
- Spritz the water onto the scalp everyday before going to bed.
- Massage your scalp for 5 minutes.
BENEFITS OF CURRY LEAVES
Controls Hair fall
Curry leaves help control hair loss. Curry leaves are packed with essential nutrients, proteins, and vitamins that nourish the scalp, strengthen the hair roots and prevent hair loss when taken internally or used externally.
Strengthens Hair strands
Curry leaves are a rich source of protein, beta-carotene, and antioxidants that help in strengthening the hair fibers. Amino acids present in the curry leaves help retain hair strength and hair shine. Curry leaves are the ultimate solution for premature greying of hair, providing the scalp with essential nutrients.
Curry leaves have properties to fight and treat fungal, bacterial, and protozoal infections.
Repairs Damaged Hair
Curry leaves, loaded with antioxidants and alkaloids, help repair hair damage.
- HAIR LOSS: WHO GETS AND CAUSES – https://www.aad.org/public/diseases/hair-loss/causes/18-causes
- A Review on Curry Leaves – http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.833.4288&rep=rep1&type=pdf