How to make herbal hair oil at home
I want to share a few easy to make herbal hair oil recipes with you people. We see many gorgeous models and actresses with lovely, long, black tresses. Many thoughts keep racing our mind at once. We begin to think, is their hair real? Did they get any hair replacement done? Did they use any lighting effects to make their hair shine in the ad commercials and the movies? What kind of hair products did they use to make their hair so adorable? Is there any secret ingredient or hair product they use? Do these actresses really use the hair products they endorse?
But, the simple answer to all these questions is, they don’t use any artificial hair products for their hair. They even don’t use the hair oil or shampoo’s they endorse. Do you know the reason for it? It’s because all these hair oils and shampoos are full of chemicals and preservatives. They damage your hair further rather than strengthening it.
All these actresses endorse hair products, but they only use herbal hair oils and shampoo’s prepared at home. Now, as you know the truth behind their long, lustrous tresses, just ditch these artificial hair products and start preparing herbal hair oils at home. Let us look at some of the lovely recipes for making herbal hair oil at home.
Herbal hair oil at home recipes:
Hibiscus oil for hair growth
200 ml of coconut oil
10 Hibiscus flowers
10 Hibiscus leaves
Cut Hibiscus flowers and leaves into small pieces and crush them or grind them to a smooth paste.
Place a pan over medium flame and add coconut oil to it.
Add Hibiscus flowers and leaves paste to the coconut oil and boil it for 10 to 15 minutes.
Then let the oil cool down completely.
Strain the oil and remove the residue of hibiscus.
Store the Hibiscus oil n airtight bottle. Now your freshly made hibiscus oil for hair growth is ready to use.
Why this works:
Hibiscus has many wonderful qualities to promote hair growth. It stimulates the hair follicles to grow healthy, new hair. Hibiscus hair oil adds a healthy glow to your lackluster hair. In addition to promoting the growth of new hair, Hibiscus hair oil also makes your existing hair thicker and strong.
Hibiscus hair oil moisturizes the hair and makes it soft and supple. Hibiscus herbal hair oil for hair prevents premature graying of hair. There are many wonderful ayurvedic or herbal remedies to get rid of dandruff. Hibiscus hair oil is one such splendid remedy to get rid of dandruff. Hibiscus hair oil also reduces uneasiness and itching of the scalp. As there are myriad benefits of hibiscus hair oil, you should definitely start using it in your hair care routine.
Amla hair oil:
2 tablespoons of Amla or gooseberry powder
200 ml of Coconut oil
Boil 200 ml of coconut oil in a thick bottomed vessel.
Add 2 tablespoons of amla powder to it while mixing it properly without forming lumps, and keep boiling this oil on medium flame for 10 to 15 minutes.
Then strain the mixture using a thin cloth and store the oil in an airtight container.
When to use:
Use this Amla hair oil to massage your scalp and hair twice every week.
You need to make the oil slightly warm before applying it to your scalp so that it increases blood circulation and infuses quite well into the scalp skin cells and hair.
Then use an herbal shampoo or even some amla shampoo to wash your hair and rinse your hair with warm water.
Why this works:
Amla hair oil is being used to promote the growth of healthy hair from many centuries. It is one such remedy which is being passed on from generation to generation. Amla oil for hair prevents the formation of white hair prematurely. It stimulates the growth of healthy hair. Amla hair oil puts an end to many hair woes like split ends.
You will slowly get rid of split ends if you use this amla hair oil regularly. This hair oil also reduces the intensity of hair fall. Amla is rich in vitamins like vitamin C which is really helpful for your hair. You can also eat dried amla fruit pieces or powder daily. This also enhances your immunity and promotes your hair growth further.
This amla oil for hair is being prepared by us at home without adding any artificial chemicals and preservatives to avoid any ill-effects on our hair.
So, prepare this oil in quantities required for 1 whole month or for 15 days. Don’t make huge quantities, as its beneficial qualities will be reduced and you won’t be able to get maximum benefit from it.
Tulsi oil for hair growth:
Handful of Tulsi or basil leaves (or)
Few spoons of Basil or Tulsi powder
Water to make a paste
150 ml of coconut oil
Make a paste of fresh Tulsi or basil leaves by blending them.
If fresh tulsi leaves are not available in your place, you can take few tablespoons of Tulsi or Basil leaves powder and add very little water to it to make a smooth paste.
Then add this paste to the coconut oil and keep it for boiling on medium flame.
Keep stirring it continuously.
Then remove it from flame after boiling for 10 to 15 minutes.
Let the oil cool completely and then strain the oil and store it properly.
When to use this:
Use this oil to massage your hair and also scalp twice or thrice every week 1 hour before shampooing your hair. Make sure that each and every nook and corner of your scalp is well covered.
Why this works:
Tulsi hair oil helps you to get rid of itching scalp. It also helps you to heal any cuts or bumps on your scalp. Tulsi hair oil will help you in combating dandruff and it will also diminish hair fall to a great extent. Holy basil is a wonderful herb and it rejuvenates your hair in every way possible.
Brahmi hair oil:
5 tablespoons of Brahmi powder
Little water to make a paste
100 ml of coconut oil
Make a paste of 5 tablespoons of Brahmi powder and the little water.
You can easily find Brahmi powder in all ayurvedic stores.
Then place a thick bottomed pan or pot on medium flame.
Slowly add the Brahmi paste to the coconut oil and keep stirring.
Let the oil boil on medium flame for 5 to 10 minutes.
Then strain the oil and store in airtight container.
Now, your perfect homemade Brahmi hair oil is ready for use.
When to use:
Use this Brahmi herbal hair oil 2 times a week 30 minutes to 1 hour before you shampoo your hair.
You can also apply this Brahmi herbal hair oil at night and leave it overnight.
Then shampoo your hair in the morning.
Why this works:
Brahmi is a part and parcel of many herbal hair oils. Brahmi makes your hair very thick and strong. It reduces hair fall profoundly. Brahmi oil for hair also makes your hair shiny, black and luscious. Just try this remedy for some months and you will only notice a significant improvement in your hair quality.
Some tips about herbal hair oils and hair growth:
1. Make the herbal hair oil in small quantity. Don’t make a very large quantity and store for several months. Making herbal hair oils in small quantity retains their qualities and helps you to benefit the maximum from their effects.
2. While boiling the coconut oil after mixing the herbal paste or powder, always keep the flame on medium and keep stirring continuously. Otherwise, the herbal powder will get burnt and it won’t help you much to improve your hair.
3. Herbal hair oils take some time to work, sometimes about few months. But, they definitely work. They don’t have instantaneous results. So, have some patience and follow the regimen of hair care using herbal hair oils regularly, and patience definitely pays.
4. It’s best to use herbal shampoo to wash your hair after massaging your hair with herbal hair oil, instead of using artificial and chemical containing shampoos .
5. You can make a thin cotton towel warm and wrap it up around your hair after oiling your hair until shampooing to enhance penetration of the oil into the scalp and hair.
6. Always store these herbal hair oils carefully in an airtight container, and avoid exposure to excessive heat and air. This helps them to retain their qualities and remain fresh for a long time.
7. Ensure you are having a well-balanced diet rich in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. You also need to do light exercise every day. You can do walking, participate in your favorite sports, do some gardening, walk while you listen to music, or just simply go window shopping and walk around the mall.
All these things will help in overall good-being of the person, and promote hair growth at the same time. A healthy body promotes healthy hair as well.