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For a healthy adult, having 2–5 g fenugreek seeds twice daily has no side effects, but doses around 100 g/day can cause nausea, indigestion, or stomach upsets. Body odor and loss of appetite are other side effects. Fenugreek seeds can also induce contractions and raise the risk of miscarriage in pregnant women and lower glucose levels dangerously in diabetics on medication.
Boil a few dried Indian gooseberry (amla) pieces in 500ml coconut oil until they become charred. Let the oil cool. Apply onto your hair, scalp overnight or an hour before wash. Equally beneficial can be topical application of kayyonyadi tailam, neelibhringadi tailam, herbs such as henna, aloe vera, hibiscus, or a fine paste of overnight soaked fenugreek seeds.
Fenugreek seeds contain lecithin, nicotinic acid, and amino acids that build hair follicles, strengthening your hair root to tip and imparting a natural shine. Antioxidant-rich olive oil conditions your hair and repairs chemical damage. Mix 2 tbsp of dried, finely ground fenugreek seeds and 1 tbsp of olive oil. Apply this on your hair and scalp. Rinse off with warm water after 10 min.
Exercise to burn sugar for fuel and to increase insulin sensitivity. Avoid carbs and stock up on soluble fibre-rich foods to regulate your sugar spikes. Stay hydrated to prevent your liver from producing sugar. Chew slowly, eat chromium and magnesium-rich foods (with low glycemic indices), and reduce your portion size. Glucagon and cortisol spike sugar - avoid stress and sleep well.
There are multiple little-known herbal cures that can help with inflammation in various diseases. Check out these 12 anti-inflammatory herbs for pains.
We are all concerned about our aging skin at some point of our lives. But not all of us can afford expensive cosmetic procedures, and we don't need to either. These 6 simple home remedies with ingredients like olive oil, fenugreek, yogurt, apple cider vinegar, and papaya will energize your skin and keep it young and wrinkle-free.
If you are obese, Ayurveda recommends Apatarpana (de-nourishment of fats) and Samshodhana (cleansing of toxins) using medicines and therapies like Panchakarma. If you are chronically ill, with low immunity and are underweight, Santarpana (replenishment) and Brumhana (increasing body bulk) using oil massages and herbs like Ashwagandha are prescribed.
While the medicines for tonsillitis are many, you can help alleviate the condition by using a few herbs at home. This article gives you multiple herbs that can help improve your immune system, tackle the fever that comes with tonsillitis, and deal with other symptoms of the condition.
For thick eyebrows: Apple Castor oil, massage it gently and leave it overnight, Coconut oil contains nutrients like vitamin E and iron , Aloe Vera juice nourishes the hair follicles and boosts hair growth, apply Onion juice on your eyebrow, massage 5 minutes and Fenugreek seeds are rich in protein and promote thick hair growth.
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Medium and high doses of fenugreek powder causes a significant reduction in fasting blood glucose levels in diabetics. It can increase milk supply in lactating mothers. It can induce programmed cell death of cancer cells. It offers protection from aluminum toxicity for the kidney, bone, and brain. It helps remove allergens and toxins. It enhances digestion.
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