Combat Hair Loss with Natural Remedies

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Don’t worry anymore! Discover how to make natural shampoos and conditioners using Bhringraj, Amla, Reetha, and Shikakai. Follow us for more hair care practices!

How to Make a Hair Conditioner

Ingredients:

  • 1 Tbsp Amla
  • 1 Tbsp Bhringraj
  • 1 Tbsp Reetha
  • 1 Tbsp Shikakai
  • 1 Tbsp Coconut Oil
  • 1 Tbsp Flax Seeds
  • 1 Tbsp Fenugreek Seeds
  • 3 Tbsp Water or Rose Water

Instructions:

  1. Mix all ingredients to form a paste.
  2. Apply the paste to your hair and leave it for 30 minutes.
  3. Rinse off with normal water.

How to Make a Shampoo for Hair Growth

Ingredients:

  • 2 Tbsp Bhringraj
  • 2 Tbsp Reetha
  • 2 Tbsp Shikakai
  • 1 Tbsp Amla Powder
  • 4 Tbsp Rose Water or Regular Water
  • 9 drops Lemon Juice
  • 1 Tbsp Natural Honey
  • 5 drops Onion Juice (for anti-dandruff and hair fall)

Instructions:

  1. Mix all ingredients thoroughly.
  2. Apply the mask to your hair and leave it for 30 minutes.
  3. Wash with room temperature water.

Choosing the Right Oil for Your Hair

  • For Dandruff: Almond Oil
  • For Hair Conditioning: Coconut Oil
  • For Dry Hair: Mustard Oil or Black Seed Oil

Application Frequency:

  • Oily Hair: Once or twice a week
  • Dry Hair: Three to four times a week

Daily Hair Care Practices

  • Hydrate: Drink water from a copper glass or earthen pots 30 minutes before breakfast.
  • Nutrition: Eat 5 curry leaves in the morning before breakfast (chew well).
  • Natural Treatments: Apply unsalted buttermilk and wash with natural hair washing powders like Bhringraj, Amla, Fenugreek Seeds, Reetha, Shikakai, and Flax Seeds.
  • Protection: Wear a clean cotton mask before wearing a helmet to protect against excess UV rays.
  • Gentle Towel Drying: Avoid vigorous rubbing; instead, gently pat hair dry.
  • Natural Drying: Let your hair air dry instead of using heat tools.
  • Regular Brushing: Stimulates the scalp and distributes natural oils evenly.
  • Cold Water Rinse: After washing, a final rinse with cold water can help seal the hair cuticle and add shine.
  • Protective Hairstyles: Use styles that minimize hair stress and breakage, especially while sleeping.
  • Scalp Care: Regularly massage the scalp to improve blood circulation and promote hair growth.
  • Hydration: Besides drinking water, use hydrating hair masks or leave-in conditioners.
  • Diet Tips: Eat less spicy foods, have desi ghee daily (2-4 spoons), and drink amla juice before dinner.

Hair Care Advice from Top Dermatologists and Nutritionists

  • Avoid harsh chemicals.
  • Apply oil overnight.
  • Avoid hot showers and blowers.
  • Protect your hair from excess UV rays.
  • Moderate massaging for blood circulation.
  • Practice acupressure by rubbing nails during an empty stomach or at bedtime.
  • Manage stress to prevent increased cortisol levels with practices like meditation.
  • Balanced diet with proteins, pulses, paneer, soups, desi eggs, fish, and omega-3 foods like almonds, cashews, walnuts, and flax seeds.
  • Include Vitamin B from oats, barley, and millets; Vitamin C from amla and lemon; and iron from green leafy vegetables.
  • Avoid tight hairstyles to prevent hair breakage.
  • Use a wide-toothed comb to prevent breakage when detangling wet hair.
  • Silk pillowcases reduce friction that can cause hair damage and frizz.
  • Regular trimming helps prevent split ends and keeps hair healthy.
  • Sun protection: Use hats or scarves to protect hair from UV damage.

Benefits of Reetha, Shikakai, Amla, and Bhringraj

  • Reetha: A natural mild soap that improves shine, removes dandruff, and balances excess oil on the scalp.
  • Shikakai: Promotes hair growth, has anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties, acts as a good cleanser, maintains the pH level of the scalp, and helps treat lice.
  • Amla: A superfood for hair that promotes hair growth and reduces hair fall.
  • Bhringraj: Known as the king of herbs for hair, it balances pitta and doshas, controls DHT hormone imbalance, prevents hair fall and balding, reduces dandruff, treats scalp infections and irritation, promotes hair growth, and prevents greying hair.

Precautions:

  • If using Bhringraj oil or powder for the first time, perform a patch test.
  • If you experience itching, stinging, swelling, redness, rashes, or irritation, stop using it immediately and seek medical advice.

Summary

Bhringraj proves to be a potent herb for hair growth and treatment due to its exceptional benefits and properties. While not all benefits have strong research evidence, Ayurvedic science provides a good basis for its claims. We recommend incorporating this miraculous herb into your hair care routine.



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