Hair oil to prevent Hair fall and promote Hair growth
Homemade Hair oil for hair growth-to reduce and stop hair fall
Oil massage is very beneficial for the general health of the hair and it also helps to prevent hair fall.It is good to massage our hair with oil once in a week. Oiling our hair helps to soften it and make it more manageable. It helps to improve blood circulation, lubricates our hair and prevents spit ends. Oiling our hair regularly also conditions our hair and strengthens the root.People with dry hair should oil their hair twice a week as it help in preventing dryness of hair and split ends.
How to apply oil
Take required amount of oil depending on the length and thickness of your hair and warm it lightly.
Make partitions in your hair.
Dip your finger tips in warm oil, apply to your scalp and gently massage in circular motion.
Allow it to soak for an hour and then wash it well with a good herbal shampoo or shikakai.
Choose oil according to your personal preferences or type of hair.
Given below are few traditional homemade hair oil recipes which are passed over to me by my grandma and are tried and tested by me.
Curry leaves Hair oil
Dry curry leaves in the shade. Boil 100 ml of coconut oil and add a handful of curry leaves to it. Then switch off the gas. After it cools, filter it and use that oil to massage your hair. This prevents hair fall and also pre mature greying of hair. Curry leaves can be included in our diet in the form of curry leaves powder or curry leaves thuvayal as they are very beneficial to the health of the hair.
This is suitable for all types of hair and you can use it as a base for preparing other types of hair oil.Massage you hair with pure coconut oil (not perfumed ones) once in a week. Massage it on your scalp and roots, an hour before bath and wash it off with a good herbal shampoo.
Amla (Indian gooseberry) oil is very benificial in preventing hair fall and early graying.
Mix 50 grams of dried amla (gooseberry) in 500 ml gingerly oil or coconut oil and boil it. Cool it, filter it and use that oil regularly to prevent hair fall.
Mix 50 grams of dried amla in 500 ml coconut oil. Keep it in a glass bottle or glass jar with a tight lid. Keep the glass jar containing the mixture in the sun for 15 days. The oil turns black in color. Strain that oil and use it. This oil not only gives a black color to your hair, but also stops hair fall.
Alternatively you can dry amla in shade and boil the dried pieces in coconut oil till it becomes charred dust and use that darkish oil to nourish your hair.
Henna Hair oil
Take a cup of henna leaves, dry it in the shade and boil it in 200 ml coconut oil. Allow it to cool. Filter it and use that oil to massage your scalp. It strengthens your hair roots and prevents hair fall.
Hibiscus Flower Hair oil
Dry 15-20 hibiscus flowers (ordinary red variety) in the sun. Heat 100 ml coconut oil, add the dried flowers, boil it for a few minutes and switch it off. Let the flowers remain in the oil for 2 days. Filter it and bottle it. Apply this oil daily. Applying this hair oil will keep your hair healthy and promotes hair growth. It also prevents hair fall.
Hair Oil to check hair fall & promote hair growth (with vasambu)
Take equal quantities of pure castor oil, coconut oil and sesame seed or gingerly oil. Add a tsp of fenugreek and few pieces of Acorus Calamus (Vasambu) to it. Keep it in the sun for a few days. Apply that oil regularly to stop hair fall and for lustrous hair. This hair oil is very effective in controlling hair fall.
Neem Oil for dandruff
Are you suffering from dandruff? Have you tried many remedies but could not get any relief. Then try this neem oil treatment. I have prepared neem oil with coconut oil as a base. Dry few neem leaves in the shade. Boil 100 ml of coconut oil, add the neem leaves to it and switch off the flame. Let the leaves remain in oil for a week. The oil will turn green. Filter it and store it in a glass bottle. Apply it on your scalp, let it soak for half an hour. Then wash your hair as usual. Do this regularly every week to get rid of dandruff.
These natural hair oil are easy to prepare at home and can help you to prevent hair fall and keep your hair healthy. Good Luck!