Fenugreek seeds, commonly known as methi dane, have been used over the years for its beneficial effects. Fenugreek seeds do not only add flavor to your food, but they are also important for skin and internal health. If you don’t have it at your place already, make a permanent corner for it because after you get to know about all its uses and benefits, you are going to want to do that.
1. Cures Acne
A lot of you are struggling with acne problems and it must be really frustrating especially when nothing seems to work for you. So give fenugreek seeds a try since they have anti bacterial and anti inflammatory properties.
What you need:
- 4 tbsp. fenugreek seeds.
- 4 cups water
1.Leave fenugreek seeds overnight in water.
2. Put the seeds in water and let them simmer for approximately 15 minutes the next morning.
3. Strain the water.
4. Use cotton wool to dab the water onto the acne prone skin twice daily.
5. Store the water in the refrigerator.
2. Promotes Healthy Hair Growth
Fenugreek contains hormones, proteins and nicotine acid that promote hair growth thus it is totally worth a try.
Add fenugreek seeds to coconut oil in an airtight jar.
2. Store it for three weeks. Make sure you keep it somewhere cool and away from sunlight.
3. Apply this oil directly to your scalp.
3. Controls Diabetes
Life pretty much sucks for diabetic food junkies. They have to be careful about what they eat but then again you should take a roller coaster once in a while. At the same time you need to take control over your body. Methi dana is prescribed by doctors to their patients as it keeps their sugar levels balanced and decreases the insulin resistance.
4. Prevents Heart Attacks
Heart attacks are really common, mainly due to our unhealthy diets. Mathi dana helps protect the heart from serious damage during the attack and counteracts the oxidative stress. Overall it is known to be beneficial for cardiovascular health.
5. Prevents Cancer
The oil that is extracted from fenugreek seeds is known to be very effective for cancer patients. Fenugreek seed oil consists of substances that fight against cancer cells.
Cancer patients have to go through a lot. Their treatment requires too much faith and hope. It is always a good idea to do your best. Natural substances don’t have side effects so it isn’t a bad idea to give fenugreek seed oil a try.
6. Reduces Cholesterol
Fenugreek seeds help lower the cholesterol level especially LDL, which is known as the bad cholesterol. Methi dane lower the lipid levels in our body, which in return lowers the cholesterol level. This also decreases the risks of cardio vascular diseases.
7. Protects Liver
Our liver cleanses our bodies of toxins. The unhealthy food that you eat puts it under a lot of stress. Any sort of injury to it can cause serious problems. Fenugreek seeds seem to help liver in cleaning the toxins.
8. Weight Loss
Researches show that a fenugreek seed extract can reduce daily fat intake. It has been known to be beneficial if a dose of 329 mg is taken thrice daily for 2-6 weeks. It lowers the appetite and also gives a feeling of fullness that kills the craving. It basically decreases the cholesterol level.
9. PCOS in Women
PCOS or Polycystic ovarian syndrome has become a very common issue among young girls and women these days. Its cause is unknown but is assumed to be the hormonal balance caused by unhealthy diet. Farm chicken and meat are injected with steroids, which contain high level of male hormones. It disrupts the hormonal balance therefore, causes polycystic ovarian syndrome. Fenugreek seeds and its extract is known to be beneficial. The medicines always have their side effects so it is better to go for herbs and natural extracts. Fenugreek seeds are worth a shot!
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