How to Use Fenugreek for Hair Growth

Fenugreek for hair growth has been used by Indian women since ancient times for beautiful hair. It is one of those ingredients that have the power to solve all your hair problems. Fenugreek helps in treating dandruff, itchy and flaky scalp, treating hair loss, triggering hair growth, adding that lost shine to your hair and also helps you regrow your lost hair.

How to Use Fenugreek for Healthy Hair?

Today I will share the home remedies using fenugreek for hair growth and hair loss that I learned from my mom and grand ma. I guarantee that it will help you too.

DIY Fenugreek Hair Oil

For making this fenugreek hair oil, you will need

  • Fenugreek seeds-1tsp
  • Olive Oil-4tsp


Grind fenugreek seeds to make fenugreek powder.

Heat Olive oil using indirect heat method to enhance its nutrients.

Now Take a glass jar and add fenugreek powder. Now pour the hot olive oil on it.

Let the goodness of seeds and oil infuse together for at least 48 hours.

I usually make a larger batch and store it for a month and use it twice weekly.

Fenugreek for hair growth

How To Use Fenugreek Hair Oil?

Simply start by parting your hair in smaller sections and use your finger tips to apply the oil well. Now massage this oil for 5-10 minutes. Let it stay overnight or at least 1 hour for best results. Then shampoo and condition as usual.

Use this hair oil twice a week. You can make this oil in larger batches but make sure to use it within a month.

Homemade Fenugreek Hair Mask

This mask actually helps in adding that shine and life to your dull hair and will definitely help in hair loss and regrowth of lost hair.

For making this homemade fenugreek hair mask you will need

  • Fenugreek seeds– 1tsp
  • Aloe Vera Gel-1tsp(preferably  freshly extracted aloe vera gel but you can use store bought too)
  • Yogurt/Curd(unflavored)-1tsp


Soak fenugreek seeds overnight in water.

Next morning, grind fenugreek seeds, aloe vera, and yogurt together and make a smooth paste.

Now strain this hair mask using a muslin cloth. This is an important step and please don’t skip it. Otherwise small chunks will stick to your hair and you will end up spending lot of time, energy and water trying to remove these small chunks.

Now apply this hair mask by parting your hair in small sections. Make sure you apply generously and cover your scalp and hair well. leave the mask on for 2 hours. Now you can rinse the hair mask with normal water then shampoo and condition your hair as usual.

Do this twice a month and you will start loving your hair again!

Fenugreek Hair Rinse

Hair rinse is basically pouring a herb infused water on your hair after you shampoo and leaving it on for 5-10 minutes. Then rinse it off with normal water.

To make fenugreek hair rinse you will need

  • Fenugreek Seeds
  • Water


Soak fenugreek seeds overnight in water.

Next morning use this water as a hair rinse. I usually use the soaked seeds to make the hair mask I mentioned above.

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