Have you heard of fenugreek? If not, then you must have seen or heard the name of Methi seeds in your Indian Kitchen. Fenugreek is the English beautiful name of Methi seeds. This blog is written to shed light on the health benefits of Methi/Fenugreek seeds. Some people don’t use Methi seeds as frequently as using saunf or jeera in normal cooking procedure. That’s may be because of lack of awareness of amazing benefits of Fenugreek or Methi on health. Let us go deeper and dwell upon Fenugreek seeds .
Methi Seeds on the go…………
I know Methi seeds taste awful when eaten raw. And also reminiscing about that taste may also put you off and you will most commonly ignore the incredible good health it can gift you.
Let not first memories of eating fenugreek/Methi seeds haunt you (insert smili of haunt). Break the hindering wall and revive Methi seeds eating with new mindset knowing it’s good benefits on health.
What makes Methi/Fenugreek seeds powerful medicinal herb?
Methi/Fenugreek seeds can transform your health due to presence of diverse array of ingredients. The ingredients give it a reservoir of medicinal properties. The medicinal properties are due to presence of fiber, antioxidants, minerals including iron and vitamins. As Fenugreek seeds are packed with nutritional elements, they have been used as a condiment since ages to promote good health. Let’s read about some of the benefits of eating Methi/Fenugreek seeds in the next subsection.
5 Astonishing Health benefits of Fenugreek /Methi seeds
The 5 health benefits of Fenugreek/Methi seeds are as follows-
1. Methi/Fenugreek seeds are superb for your skin
It helps in moisturizing skin, fighting acne and reverses the effect of ageing on skin.You can use Fenugreek seeds in the following ways-
-Soak the Fenugreek seeds in water overnight. You can blend soaked fenugreek seeds and add yoghurt to it for making a smooth paste and apply on your face as an anti-ageing cream.
-To ward off Acne, use the soaked fenugreek seeds and boil them and use the filtered water and apply on skin.
-Use the paste of fenugreek seed powder and water and apply on face to moisturize the skin.
2. Methi/Fenugreek seeds helps fighting digestive worries
Fenugreek helps in fighting numerous digestive problems including abdominal pain and constipation .The fiber rich nature of Methi/Fenugreek seeds helps in improving digestion and giving little relief from constipation.
3. Methi/Fenugreek seeds help in treating and reducing inflammation in body
Name any kind of inflammation; you have a natural treatment available to reduce it that is Methi/Fenugreek seeds. From treating mouth ulcers, boils to kidney ailments, chronic coughs, Methi seeds are good to ward off generalized inflammation from body.
4. Methi/Fenugreek seeds are excellent for hair
Fenugreek/Methi seeds are very effective in strengthening the hair. They have such natural ingredients which boosts hormones that are also helpful in promoting natural hair growth. Take 1 tablespoon of Fenugreek seeds and add it 1 cup of coconut oil and keep in tight jar for 3 weeks in dark .Strain the oil after 3 weeks and use it on hair.
5. Methi/Fenugreek seeds help in reducing joint pain
Methi/Fenugreek seeds helps in reducing joint pain arising due to arthritis. It also prevents regular wear and tear of the joint muscles .Fenugreek has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties thus helps in reduction of pain and swelling associated with Arthritis.
Fenugreek seeds should not be consumed by pregnant women and children. Do not consume these seeds when you are on oral medications including anti-diabetic and anti-coagulants.
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Go ahead and ask your mom for Methi seeds…………they are indeed best for your health!!!!!!