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A legume that is known the world over, especially in the Indian subcontinent and the eastern Mediterranean region, for its versatility — fenugreek is the go-to herb not only for its culinary uses but also because of its various medicinal properties.
Fenugreek is used as a spice, a food stabilizer, and an emulsifier in a number of dishes rendering them a distinct, pungent as well as ambrosial aroma.
When it comes to traditional medicine, its seeds are known to possess antidiabetic, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, immunological, hypocholesterolemic and anticarcinogenic properties. Several researchers, journals and studies suggest that fenugreek in powdered form has its own list of advantages as well.
This article will venture to list out the many uses of fenugreek powder — and how the external application of it is beneficial for your skin, especially your face.
Healing properties – According to the National Center for Biotechnology Information, making a fine paste of fenugreek powder (the seeds are grounded to make powder) and applying it directly to your skin allows it to heal, moisturizes it and even smoothens it.
Glowing skin – As per a few sources, due to the presence of vitamin C in fenugreek seeds, fenugreek powder for the face could contribute to glowing and clear skin. You simply have to mix a tablespoon of fenugreek powder with a bit of milk to make the paste. Then, all you have to do is apply the mixture on to your face just like you would any face mask.
Anti-ageing properties – Another source claims that by mixing a cup of curd to two teaspoons of fenugreek powder could do wonders to your skin. Because fenugreek seeds contain anti-inflammatory properties and due to the fact that it is a rich source of antioxidants, the herb aids in “reducing the formation of free radicals and cell damage”.
The source also claims that this sort of a methi paste could help in the tightening of your skin rendering it “soft and supple”. You can also lessen the wrinkles and pimples on your face, get rid of saggy skin and dark spots.
Make sure that the paste you make is nice and smooth and that it has been applied evenly across your face. Don’t forget to apply it on your neck as well. If you feel like the paste is too thick for a smooth application, you can add some water to it in order to even it out.
Leave the mask on for about 20 minutes in order to get the desired result. Remember to wash off the paste with cold water and pat it dry with a soft cloth. Ensure that you don’t end up rubbing your face with the cloth.
Ideal for dry skin – A few other sources recommend using fenugreek powder in order to moisturise your skin, especially your face. It is also the ideal face pack you could use if you have dry, flaky and peeling skin as well. The source further adds that the paste could very well aid in alleviating eczema.
For the paste you would need:
All you need to do is mix all of the above-mentioned ingredients into a bowl and make an even paste out of it. Apply it on all the areas that are affected by eczema or dry skin and leave it on for about 15 minutes. Wash it off with just water. Doing this thrice a week would be ideal.
Fenugreek powder for the face seems like an ideal paste one could use no matter what sort of skin type you have. The best part of this herb is the fact that it is natural, organic, and packed with antioxidants. This is by far organic purity at its peak.
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5 Health Benefits Of Saunf Milk