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Your hair makes up a dominant part of your looks and thus should properly be maintained. Unfortunately, many people usually don’t know how best to maintain their hair the right way. You can make your hair appear elegant and stylish by using natural products extracted from herbs.
In this article, you are going to find out about the 10 herbs for getting healthy hair and ways to use them. Read on to find more about these 10 salient herbs for healthy hair growth.
This is one of the most potent herbs that promote hair growth, hair thickness and healthy scalp by eliminating scalp buildup. It can be used as an extract or as oil by promoting blood circulation and blood flow on the hair follicles and scalp. This herb also improves the quality of hair by leaving the strands shiny and preventing scalp irritation. It also eliminates dandruff thanks to its richness in antioxidants.
How to use: combine with olive oil and apply directly on your hair frequently to get results.
This is a medicinal herb most commonly used in Ayurveda medicine easily distinguished by its purple flowers. It is rich in several antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties making it beneficial to hair health.
How to use: consume not more than 5 grams of brahmi every day to increase your hair growth.
Known in India as Amla, is an age-old hair thickening treatment used in India. Today it is used in manufacturing various healthy hair products. It helps darken your hair, promotes hair growth, and eliminates dandruff.
How to use: it can be mixed with your daily food and eaten as an additive. Mostly it is prepared as curry and used as seasoning in food.
Fenugreek is a natural hair growth booster commonly used in India. It has amazing antifungal properties thus works best to eliminate dandruff but also enhances hair growth.
How to use: mix fenugreek oil with carrier oil such as olive or coconut oil. Apply this blend directly into your hair and massage into scalp to treat hair loss and dandruff.
Shikakai/ Acacia Concinna
This is an ancient Ayurveda medicine that treats hair loss and thinning. It is highly rich in vitamins beneficial to hair such as vitamin A, vitamin D, vitamin C, and vitamin E.
The part used from hibiscus plant for hair care is its flower. The flower promotes hair growth and thickness.
How to use: get the flowers and leaves and prepare a hair mask which you then apply directly to your hair.
This is another medicinal herb prominently used in hair care treatments for its antioxidants. It also helps to promote the growth of short hair and also thickness it fast.
How to use: add some drops of rosemary oil to other oils such as olive oil or almond oil and then apply the mixture to your scalp and hair at once a week.
It is a good herb of Ayurveda that helps to promote the flow of blood to the scalp. It nourishes hair follicles and thus promotes quick hair growth.
How to use: grind some pieces of licorice and add some little amounts of milk to form a paste to apply on your hair.
This herb contains antioxidants that boost the overall scalp and hair health. It contains tannins and proteins that make hair stronger and make your hair shiny.
How to use: mix at least 2 tablespoons of amla powder, shikaki and reetha powder. Add water to this to make a paste and then apply to hair using a brush to treat grey hair.
This is a medicinal herb that is used all over the world for treatment of various ailments. It contains various vitamins for healthy hair.
How to use: you can mix aloe vera with some coconut oil to create a good conditioner for your hair.