Summer Hair Care Routine – Fenugreek Hair Mask

Fenugreek is also known as methi seeds (vendhayam). Methi seeds are one of the most important components used in Indian dishes. Methi seeds are largely produced in India. It has lots of health and beauty benefits. Today we shall discuss about one of its beauty benefits.

Everyone dream is to have a long, black shinny hair. Fenugreek is one of the best home ingredients to treat your damaged hair. It is cheapest way to get rid of your hair problem. By reducing the dryness of hair and scalp, it helps in removing dandruff. It aids well in hair growth and also has great capabilities to control hair fall. It is a good cooling agent for the body and hair and so helps to reduce the body temperature. It also helps to prevent our body and hair from some problems caused by heat during summer time. The seeds are rich in Vitamin C, potassium, and iron. So it helps to improve your blood circulation and thus promotes hair growth.

Fenugreek Hair Mask for Hair Growth:

Summer Hair Care Routine - Fenugreek Hair MaskIngredients:

Fenugreek seeds – 1 cup.

Water – as required to soak.

Direction to use:

Take 1 cup of fenugreek seeds. Soak it in a bowl of water overnight. It will swallow most of the water within next day morning. Now take these fenugreek seeds and grind it using mixer grinder. Make it a paste of medium consistency. Apply it all over your scalp gently.

Put shower cap on your head to avoid it to fall on your dress. Keep this paste for 1 hour.

After an hour wash it with warm water. If needed wash it with mild shampoo. Now you can feel your hair to be smooth and shinny. The cooling properties of the mask will make you feel very refreshed.

Fenugreek Hair Mask for Dandruff:

Summer Hair Care Routine - Fenugreek Hair Mask


Fenugreek seeds – 1 cup.

Water – as required to soak.

Lemon -1

Direction to use:

We can this mask as usual. Soak the fenugreek seeds in water overnight and put them in a mixer the next morning. Make a paste out of it. Now add lemon juice to this paste of grinded fenugreek seeds. The antifungal properties of lemon will help to remove dandruff from your hair.

Fenugreek Hair Mask for preventing Hair Loss:

Summer Hair Care Routine - Fenugreek Hair Mask


Fenugreek seeds – 1 cup

Aloe vera – 4 to 5 leaves

Coconut oil – 3 cups.

Direction to use:

Take a fresh aloe vera leaf from its plant. Then split it using sharp knife. Take out some of its flesh and insert 1 cup of fenugreek seeds into it. Now cover it completely again. It will look something like fenugreek seeds are inside the aloe vera leaf. Use rope or rubber band to tie it to keep it in place. Leave this aside for 2 days. Now when you open it after two days, you can see the fenugreek seeds sprouting inside the aloe vera leaf. Now, take out these sprouted fenugreek seeds and dry them under sun until they are completely dry.

How to prepare oil with sprouted fenugreek seeds:

Take these dry fenugreek seeds and put them in hot coconut oil. Keep the stove in low flame and let the fenugreek oil get ready. It will take 10-15 mins. Once you get smoke from the oil switch off the stove and allow it to cool. After an hour, pour the oil into an air-tight bottle and store in a dry place. Apply this oil before and after wash. You can see the changes in your hair loss after continuous usage of this oil.

With the amazing health benefits, Fenugreek seeds help a lot in preventing hair fall, and aids much to the summer hair care routine. Try out these hair masks and oil to reap the benefits of it. Share your views in the comments…


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1 Response

  1. Linda says:

    Regarding the article on Fenugreek hair mask.
    “everyone dreams of black, shiny hair…” – what a statement! It excludes everyone with natural blond, chestnut or ginger hair colors!

    Can Fenugreek also be used for hair colors other than black?

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