The Methialso known as Fenugreek, is an herbaceous plant of oriental origin, known for its many beneficial properties, in cosmetics for skin and hair, thanks to its high content of vitamins, minerals, amino acids, mucilage, fatty acids and proteins .
In the care of the skin is used to promote cellular renewal and for its properties moisturizing, nourishing, toning, firming and toning. It contrasts efficiently water retention and cellulite and is useful in the treatment of mature skin, tired or stressed by atmospheric agents or those oily and acne-prone skin.
In the care of the hair , prevents and counteracts the fall and promotes growth due to its high content of phytoestrogens. Gives shine, body and volume. The presence of steroidal saponins provides an action a cleansing, in addition to offering an excellent function of anti-dandruff.
From the seeds of methi is possible to produce a gel which to enjoy all of its beneficial properties on skin and hair. The recipe to get it is simple and makes possible the application of an effective product and less intrusive as compared to classic compounds:
- Allow it to soak in a saucepan for half a day, 2 cups of water and 1-2 tablespoons of seeds of methi
- Heat and boil 15 minutes
- put the seeds in the liquid filtrate, add 50 ml water and boil again
- filter and crush the seeds to release the gel, which will be thick and similar to honey. repeat the operation if necessary