No one on the planet would dream to lose one’s hair. Healthy hair gives you a beautiful, stylist, and attractive look. No doubt the changing environment, increasing level of air and water pollution, hectic and tensed lifestyle are affecting hair adversely.
To counter these effects and save yourself from the common problems related to hair like hair fall, dandruff, thinning of hair and split ends, you can safely try some handy home remedies. It is always better to indulge in natural process of healing than to jump directly to any kind of medications or use of strong chemicals. Check out some of the useful and effective tips below to make your hair grow super strong and healthy.
Onion, one of the important ingredients of various mouth-watering dishes, is very beneficial for your hair too. Its high sulfur content and antimicrobial properties make it perfect for hair treatment. It is actually the sulfur that gives the pungent smell to onions. So, now stop hating that smell of sulfur and see how it works magically to your hair. Sulfur increases blood circulation to the hair follicles, thus helping the hair grow stronger. You can either grind onion to squeeze out its juice and pour it on your scalp or you can boil it and then apply it in the form of a paste.
You might hate the pungent smell of onions, but potatoes are for everyone out there,isn’t it, the potato chips? Its richness in three essential vitamins, vitamin A, B, and C, makes it a strong contender apt for a formidable hair treatment solution. All these three vitamins are essential for hair growth and for the treatment of alopecia (thinning of hair). You can take out the juice of potatoes with the help of a grinder and then apply it to your scalp 15 minutes before bathing.
Amla (Indian gooseberry)
Amla, a very important medicinal plant in the world of Ayurveda, is very effective in hair treatment. Being rich in Vitamin C, antioxidants, and containing antifungal and antibacterial properties, it is a provenherb for hair treatment over ages. It reduces any chances of dandruff, hair fall, and naturally conditions the hair making them grow silky and healthy.
Shikakai is another very popular Ayurvedic herbbeing used to treat dandruff and hair fall since ages. The powder of this fruit is easily available in the market. It generates foam when you wash your hair with it which is very effective in cleaning out your scalp thoroughly. Using it once or twice weeklykeeps clean your hair and keeping them dandruff free.
“Hibiscus Leaves or flowers”
You can also use hibiscus flowers and leaves for hair treatment. These are very effective in controlling hair fall, making hair grow stronger and healthy, and have been in use for long time. The flower of hibiscus, after boiling in coconut oil and then cooled, is ready to be applied to your scalp. Alternatively, you can also make a paste of flowers and leaves by grinding them finely. Try to follow it once in a month.
Hair message is very helpful in nourishing the hair, relaxation, and reducing stress. It enhances the blood circulation towardsthe hair roots therebypromotingthe hair growth and providing strength to hair. You can choose from a variety of oils such as coconut oil, castor oil, bhringraj oil, rosemary oil, almond oil, and olive oil for an effective massage. It is always better to apply oil at night before going to bed so that your hair gets maximum time to soak the oil. Try to have a good hair massage session once in a week.
“Bhringaraj (Eclipta Alba)”
Bhringaraj is also a very important herb, popularly known as ‘the king of herbs’ in Ayurveda. It is very effective in increasing blood flow towards the hair follicles, strengthening the hair, and reducing the hair fall. You can procure it easily from the market and apply it after forming a paste from the powder of dried flowers.
Hope you find the article useful, and now since you have gained a lot of handy and easy tips to grow your hair beautiful, stronger, and healthier, prepare monthly plans to carry on these treatments on your hair. With time, you will be able to determine which one suit your hair type the most and give you the maximum return.