Top Herbs to Keep the Hair Healthy
Who doesn’t want healthy hair. We all want thicker, stronger and hair that is thicker or lustrous but fee from the problems like hair fall, hair loss, alopecia etc. To treat the various hair problems we would go for expensive hair care products to treat dandruff, hair loss tret etc but have you thought about using the natural herbs. These herbs may not show miraculous results from the very first usage but they will certainly show good results in making the hair healthier. There are long term benefits of using these herbs. Let’s take a look at some easily available herbs that can cure various hair related problem and provide you super shinier and great looking hair that you had always wanted.
1. Fenugreek Seeds
In India, Fenugreek seeds are known commonly methi dana seeds. These yellow seeds are extremely beneficial in treating hair loss, hair fall, dandruff and thinning of hair. In fact premature graying of hair is also one thing that fenugreek seeds will help. We have share a detailed post on how to use fenugreek seeds for hair fall, hair loss and hair regrowth. You can read that post but just to give an easy idea to use fenugreek, you can use thing like the recipe mentioned below:
How to use:
Soak some methi dana seeds at night.
The next day make a fine paste by grinding the seeds.
Apply this paste on the hair and scalp like a hair mask then wash the hair after 2 hours and shampoo.
2. Amla or Indian Gooseberry
Amla is popularly known as Indian Gooseberry. This is extremely efficient making the hair thicker, shinier and above all to prevent the graying of hair. This is why amla oil is extremely beneficial. You can try amla juice and coconut oil combination at night to give the scalp a gentle massage. Then keep this overnight and wash in the morning. Amla is also a great source of vitamin C thus it will also induce the hair regrowth.
3. Neem Leaves
Neem leaves are one of the best remedies to cure the dandruff and any scalp itchiness. You can try applying a paste of neem leaves on the scalp and leave for an hour. Wash with mild shampoo afterwards. Neem is anti fungal in nature this neem will eliminate the dandruff and also keep the itchiness away. This can be tried 2 times in a week to get relief in the dandruff and itchiness of scalp.
4. Curry Leaves
If you follow our herbal remedy hair are section then you must be aware that recently we shared how curry leaves can help in darkening of the grey hair. Curry leaves are also beneficial in induction of hair regrowth and gives good results in hair loss. Here is an easy way to sue curry leaves to prevent premature graying.
How to use:
Take few leaves of curry leaves and boil them in half cup of coconut oil.
Then once the curry leaves turn black, then stop the boiling and allow this to cool down.
Then store that in a clean bottle and apply every night wash the hair in the morning.
5. Rosemary Leaves and Oil
Rosemary herb can be used in the form of essential oil. We have shared how rosemary essential oil in treating hair loss. Apply rosemary oil every night just on the scalp and let it sink inside the scalp for a boost of blood circulation. This will help in regrowth of hair stands in case of hair loss.
Also see: Top Reasons for hair fall and hair loss
6. Holy basil or Tulsi
Holy basil is a very popular and scared herb in India which is called as Tulsi. This herb is high in antiseptic and anti bacterial properties. This is why they are very much used in herbal preparations at home to treat cold, cough, flu and to give a boost to the immune system
This can be used on the scalp as hair pack. Grind some Tulsi leaves along with neem leaves and apply on the hair. This will cure any scalp infection you are suffering from. This is also a good herbal remedy for lice in the hair.
7. Aloe Vera
Aloe vera is truly a magical plant. Aloe vera juice has several health benefits and aloe vera gel is greatly used in skin acre and hair care products due to its healing and soothing properties. Just apply some pure aloe vera gel on the scalp at night and wash in the morning. Aloe vera is also known to control hair fall and shows good benefits in hair fall and any hair related scalp diseases.
8. Hibiscus flower and leaves
Hibiscus is good for hair loss treatment at home. You can use hibiscus in various ways like hibiscus hair pack, hair rinse, hair conditioner or even a hibiscus shampoo by mixing some other herbs for efficient results. Hibiscus can be easily grinded with some water and applied on the scalp 2 times in a week to keep the hair fall in control.
So, these were the top herbs to keep the hair healthy and to fight hair problems like hair fall, dandruff and hair loss. you can try them as per the hair problem you are dealing with.