Herbal tips for hair care

Exposure to excess cosmetics or chemicals, hormonal imbalances, poor diet, stress, anxiety and illness are few common reasons for hair loss.

  • Massage scalp with warm almond oil or coconut oil regularly for ten minutes.
    Neem leaves can be boiled in water, and the strained solution can be used to rinse hair.
  • A high-protein diet with green leafy vegetables, fruits, salads, sprouts, soya beans, whole grains, nuts, yeast etc are recommended.
  • hair treatmentCleansing hair should be done with herbal shampoo or natural shampoo preferably.
  • For washing hair use Shikakai or amla.
  • Massaging the scalp regularly with luke warm oil promotes hair growth
  • An Ayurvedic preparation made of Amla, Corals, Bhringraj and sesame seeds helps in preventing pre-mature greying, apart from increasing hair growth.
  • Drinking a mixture of spinach juice and lettuce helps in hair growth.
  • Application of coconut oil with lime juice helps in hair growth.
  • Washing hair with a paste of fenugreek and Urad dhal thrice a week is considered beneficial.
  • Saw Palmetto oil is a good treatment for individuals with benign prostate hyperplasia.
  • Three drops each of Rosemary, Thyme, Lavender and Cedarwood essential oils can be mixed with 1/8th cup each of Jojoba oil and Grapeseed oil. Mix the ingredients together and message into the scalp gently. This has been effective in promoting hair growth.
  • Ayurvedic herbs Amla and Ashwagandha are also effective in promoting hair growth.