What are the Methi Leaves Benefits for Health and Beauty ?

by Paneeni Sharma
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Methi Leaves Benefits: Methi is a green leafy vegetable also known as Fenugreek leaves, Bird’s foot, and Goat’s horn. Its specific mildly bitter taste can enhance the flavor of any dish instantly, therefore, it is used as an important ingredient in many dishes.  The word fenugreek is originated from the Latin language and means green hay. Due to its medicinal properties, it is being used to treat diabetes, constipation and some of the kidney ailments.

Methi Leaves Benefits

Health Benefits Offered By Fenugreek Leaves

  • Can help in fat reduction

Fenugreek is a great medicine if you are looking for a remedy to reduce the fat deposits in the body. Fenugreek is known to reduce the amount Low-density lipid or bad cholesterol in the body. It also prevents the absorption of cholesterol and triglycerides from the gastrointestinal tract. This property helps both in weight reduction and prevents the risk of cardiovascular diseases.

  • Ease menstrual discomfort

Majority of women go through severe discomfort during menstruation and menopause. Symptoms of which may include abdominal cramping, hot flushes, and mood swings.  These symptoms can be prevented with the help of fenugreek. The high content of iron in fenugreek also prevents the risk of anemia due to menstrual blood loss.

  • Reduces the risk of Diabetes

Glucose is one of the reasons behind precipitation of diabetes. Presence of ‘Galactomannan’ in fenugreek is known to reduce the absorption of glucose in the body. On the other hand, protein In fenugreek promotes the production of insulin from the pancreas.

  • Promote toxin excretion and cure constipation

Fenugreek is a rich source of dietary fibers and anti-oxidants. Dietary fiber in fenugreek adds bulk to the stool and prevents the problem of constipation. Whereas, the presence of antioxidants help in removal of toxins and wastes from the body.

Skin Benefits Offered By Fenugreek Leaves

Helps getting you a clear, pimple free skin

The high content of vitamins and anti-oxidants in fenugreek helps in excretion of toxins responsible for pimple eruption. It also prevents Eczema. Regular application of fenugreek paste on the face might also help in fading the scars on the face.

Hair Benefits Offered By Fenugreek Leaves

· Controls hair fall and dandruff

Prepare a paste by soaking fenugreek seeds in coconut oil for 5-6 hours. Application of this paste religiously at regular intervals on scalp help in controlling hair fall and prevents dandruff.

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