Home remedies are always effective and easily available. Such home remedies have no side-effects when topically applied to hair. In my previous post, I shared few of these remedies which are always a boon for our hair.
You can apply these home remedies on your man too if he is suffering from alopecia, commonly known as baldness.
If you missed the previous blog post, you can read it here. Let’s get started without wasting any minute.
Garlic is enriched with sulphur and selenium which are the structural parts of our hair. Loss of sulphur and selenium present in the keratin bonds of our hair makes them very weak and more prone to fall.
Remove the peel of 10-12 garlic cloves and slice them into small pieces. Boil these pieces of cloves with 1 tablespoon coconut oil and 1 tablespoon olive oil for few minutes. Strain the oil by leaving residue aside. Gently massage your hair with this oil and leave it overnight after application.
Vitamin E oil
Vitamin E oil helps in repairing damaged hair follicles and building new tissues. It also brings backs the lost shine and improves the elasticity of our hair making them strong from the core.
It is easily available as a pure oil and as a capsule at the drugstores. Mix half teaspoon of Vitamin E oil with 2 teaspoons of almond oil. Applying this oil on the scalp and hair, followed by a gentle massage afterwards improves the blood circulation. Hence, improving the hair growth cycle.
Topical application of curry leaves elevates the hair growth process to a great extent. They strengthen our hair from the roots with every usage.
For this remedy, you can blend some curry leaves and mix it in your favourite hair mask. Massaging your scalp with oil made from curry leaves also help our hairs to grow. To make this oil, boil 2 handfuls of dried curry leaves with 200 ml of coconut oil. Adding 30 ml of castor oil to this mixture intensifies the oil.
Using dried curry leaves while making oil keeps the oil safe from getting mould (fungus).
Hibiscus flowers nd leaves have always been known for its eloquent effects on our hair. It consists of Vitamin C, riboflavin, phosphorus and calcium to help our hair with the care it needs.
To make this home remedy, blend 3 hibiscus flowers and 5-6 hibiscus leaves to a smooth paste. Add 2-3 spoonfuls of curd to it according to your hair length. Apply this mixture onto your scalp along with hair and leave this on your hair for 30-45 minutes before going to wash.
Eggs are packed with proteins, vitamins and essential fatty acids which make it a power-pack ingredient for our hair.
Mix one egg white with 1 spoon of olive oil. Whip this combination until it forms a smooth paste. Apply this paste on your hair and leave it for 45-60 minutes to get effective results.
Another home remedy which is great for our hair is coconut milk. Being packed with Vitamin B, C, E and minerals like iron, sodium, selenium, magnesium, phosphorus and calcium makes it a miracle product for our hair.
For this quick remedy, you need to apply coconut milk mixed with honey and castor oil on all of your hair and leave it for 60 minutes. Coconut milk is easily available at grocery stores. But if you like, you can make it by your own.
Sesame oil is also known as “Til ka tel” in Hindi, and it is well-known for its efficacy on our hair. It is used as a base oil in most of the herbal or ayurvedic oils which prove its worthiness for our hair.
Gentle massage with sesame oil helps blood circulation at the scalp resulting in hair growth.
Aloe Vera Gel
Aloe Vera is another herbal plant which is known for promoting hair growth, treating the itchy scalp, strengthening and adding shine to our hair. It contains keratin (the protein our hairs are made of) which helps in improving the elasticity of hairs, prevents breakage and results in long luscious hair.
Squeeze out the gel from aloevera plant and mix it with olive oil. Leaving this mixture on your hair for 45-60 minutes will give you the length, you always desired.
Olive oil is rich in emollients like oleic acid, palmitic acid and squalene. Emollients are the lubricants having nourishing and softening properties. It is also packed with Vitamin E to repair and restore damaged hair.
Heat 2-3 teaspoons of olive oil in a pan according to your hair length. Oil must be slightly warm, not striking hot. Do a gentle massage with this oil and leave it overnight on your hair.
Green tea suffers minimal processing, hence contains anti-oxidants to a very high level. According to a study, a cup of green tea contains anti-oxidants four times an apple. Anti-oxidants helps in detoxifying the harmful toxins out of our hair and encourages hair growth if applied topically.
Use green tea rinse after hair wash and leave it on your hair for 5-10 minutes. Then rinse your hair with cold water.
Flaxseed oil, also known as “Alsi ka tel” is highly packed with omega-3 fatty acids, Vitamin B-complex, C, E and biotin. All of these nutrients are helpful in keeping our hair strong, preventing split ends and promoting hair growth.
Do a gentle massage with warm flaxseed oil and leave it overnight on your hair for effectiveness.
Almond oil is one of those home remedies which everyone swears by. It is high in Vitamin E, omega-3 fatty acids and magnesium to help our hair grow. It is bit pricey but worth every penny you pay for.
Massaging gently with fingertips on the scalp and leaving it overnight will never ever disappoint you with its effects.