The magical herb: Methi (Fenugreek)!

by Sharon Samuel
July 28, 2019

Fenugreek or Methi is known for its medicinal qualities and immunological value. This herb is grown in North Africa, the Middle East, Egypt, and India.

Indian Grocery Store - Fenugreek Methi - Singal's 

  1. Tones, cleanses and exfoliates the skin

Indian Grocery Store - Methi Fenugreek - Singal's

Fenugreek seeds are soaked in water and this water is used as a toner in a spray bottle. The soaked seeds can be blended into a paste and used as a mask. If the paste is in a form coarse, it can be used as an exfoliator. Fenugreek is one of the most widely used natural herbs for the skin.

 

  1. Fights dandruff and conditions hair

Indian Grocery Store - Methi Fenugreek - Singal's

For a long time, before the hype of the anti-dandruff shampoos, soaked fenugreek seeds ground with some yogurt was applied to the hair as a mask. The antifungal and antibacterial properties of fenugreek help fight hair loss. Leave the mask on the hair for an hour before washing with a mild shampoo!

 

  1. Digestion aids

Indian Grocery Store - Methi Fenugreek - Singal's

Fenugreek seeds help in the bowel movement and help flush out toxins from our body. A glass of fenugreek soaked water in the morning before your walk is going to help fight digestive issues and acid fluxes.

 

  1. Menstrual cramps

Indian Grocery Store - Methi Fenugreek - Singal's

Chewing some fenugreek seeds during unbearable menstrual cramps has always helped me personally. The seeds contain phytoestrogens, ie, plant estrogens and this greatly helps the pain and discomfort experienced during menstruation.

Though the seeds of fenugreek have many benefits, their taste buds can be put-off. The best way to incorporate this into your lifestyle is to make it part of your daily diet. Methi moong dal and aloo are two amazing subzis you can try! If you would like to have a snack, try methi muthia! Do not forget to check out the quick and easy methi matar from gits! Methi paratha, a very flavorful Indian flatbread is another delight to some melted butter, yogurt and pickle.

 

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