For long we have been using Fenugreek (Meethi ) in our culinary preparations. Besides satiating your taste buds what else it can do you? What else do you want? Well besides all the other qualities, Fenugreek is known to health supplement too. One of the most popular ingredients to Indian Cuisine fenugreek is boon to mankind. It provides many health benefits as it is appetizing, rich in protein, calcium, phosphorus and iron in all natural form. Due To its natural content these vital nutrients and substances are easily absorbed by the body.
Medicinal uses and home remedies with Methi (fenugreek)
* Methi seeds are very rejuvenating and nourishing in nature though it also carries as properties of stimulant. Fenugreek is known to rescue chronic body fatigue or backache or Body ache; One Tea spoon of methi daily will do all the wonders. It is also recommended to include Green fenugreek leaves in daily diet.
Soak Meethi seeds overnight and grind it following morning to extracts it juice or make a fine paste; Juice made of fenugreek In the morning and after every meal is found to be highly beneficial for the folks suffering from high blood sugar level.
For anemic people, Fenugreek leaves are highly recommended as they are rich source of Iron.
Some of you must have experience burning sensation on the palms or feet. Make paste of meethi and leave it for an hour, it will alleviate burning sensation on palms and feet..
Naturopaths recommend it in form of gruel to the milk nursing mothers as it helps production of the milk.
Meethi seeds when taken with yoghurt are known to cure diarrhea and dysentery.
People suffering from lack of appetite, meethi seed powder is good remedy for them. It eases abdominal distension, and other gas disorders. It is also helpful to cure common colds and fevers. Meethi also helps to detoxify.
Fenugreek is beneficial in dyspepsia, vomiting, piles, intestinal worms and other ailments.
Common phlegm and cough can be cured by the preparation by decocting meethi leaves that consist of 1 cup of meethi , 1 Tsp of Ginger and honey.
Boiled preparation of fenugreek leaves is used to reduce the body temperature in fevers.
A poultice made of the leaves can be applied with benefits in external and internal swellings, sprains and burns.
Include fenugreek leaves in your daily diet, it is found to be good for the people having arthritic joint and rheumatism
Including fenugreek leaves regular diet helps keeping your respiratory system, nervous system, reproductive system and neuromuscular system in a good condition.
Meethy for beauty treament
* Paste of the fresh leaves and coconut milk applied over the scalp is believed to prevent hair-loss, promote hair growth, preserve its natural color, delay graying of hair and make it silky soft.
Mix meethi powder with coconut oil and gently apply on your scalp. Wash it off following morning with cold water. Repeat it every once week. This prevent prevents graying of hair.
Meethi is good treatment for dandruff too. Make a fine paste of meehti and vinegre and apply it on your scalp. Wait till dry and rinse off with water.
To Cure blackhead and pimple, make a fine paste of fenugreek leaves and turmeric and apply it on the affected areas.
Prepare a paste of fenugreek leaves boil them into substantial amount of milk. Apply this preparation on your face, this preparation will work as wrinkle eraser and keep wrinkle off your face.