Fenugreek leaves to improve hair growth

Thick and lustrous hair can add charm to one’s personality. However, in the current lifestyle, increase of pollution, stressful lifestyle, and improper eating habits, improper hairstyles, usage of heating tools are some of the reasons for hair fall. Here is the simple home remedy to improve hair growth.

Take a cup of fenugreek leaves, half cup seed under leaves and water. Blend the leaves and make paste. Apply this paste on scalp and hair thoroughly. Leave the paste for 20 minutes. Wash off with mild shampoo. Repeat daily to improve hair growth.

Fenugreek leaves and the seeds contain nicotinic acid and also protein in it. Both these nutrients encourage hair growth. It also contains vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin B-6, calcium, magnesium, potassium, protein, fibre and sodium. As it is nutrient rich herb, it helps improve blood circulation and stimulates hair growth. Fenugreek leaves hair pack not only helps for hair growth, it stops hair fall, strengthens hair, treats itchy scalp, dandruff, premature greying hair, and damaged hair. It gives soft, lustrous and glossy hair.

The other herb seed under leaf also called Keezhanelli in Tamil is highly recommended for hair growth. To regrow hair on the bald area, one should use this seed under leaf. The leaves paste contains hair growth promoting properties, and is specially recommended for people those who are suffering from male pattern baldness. Regular application of this paste treats hair fall, dandruff and bald head.

Like fenugreek leaves, fenugreek seeds are also equally good for hair growth. If fenugreek leaves are not available, you can use the seeds as a hair pack. Soak fenugreek seeds overnight, next day morning ,grind the seeds and make a paste. Apply this paste on the scalp and hair as a pack. Leave the pack for 30 minutes. Wash off with a mild shampoo. Repeat twice in a week. This will improve hair growth, strengthens hair from root tip, and leaves shiny, luscious hair.

Here is the recipe.

Improve hair growth with fenugreek leaves – DIY

  • 1 Cup Fenugreek leaves
  • 1/2 Cup Seed under leaves (Keezhanelli)
  • Water ((as required))
  1. To make the paste use fenugreek leaves, seed under leaves and water.
  2. Take one cup fenugreek leaves.
  3. Take half cup seed under leaves (Keezhanelli).
  4. Add fenugreek leaves to blender.
  5. Add seed under leaves (Keezhanelli) to blender.
  6. Add water as required.
  7. Blend the leaves into a smooth paste.
  8. The hair pack is done.

Directions for use:

  1. Apply this paste on scalp and hair as a pack.
  2. Leave it for 20 minutes.
  3. Wash off with mild shampoo.
  4. Repeat daily to promote hair growth.

Kalaivani Selvaraj, MBA, got her Master’s degree in Human Resources. Due to her interest in natural healing, she pursued studies in the field of alternative medicine and is certified in Aromatherapy by Isla Verde Spa Training Academy. Ms. Kalaivani Selvaraj is also certified by Stanford University School of Medicine in Introduction to Food and Health.