- Curry Leaves – 10 to 12
- Yogurt or Curd – 4 tablespoons
- Fenugreek powder – 1 tablespoon
- Grind curry leaves to make a thick paste
- Mix 1 tablespoon of curry leaves paste with 3 to 4 tablespoons of yogurt
- Add 1 tablespoon of fenugreek powder.
- Mix them until they form a smooth paste
- Massage your scalp and hair with this hair mask
- Leave it on for 30 minutes and wash it off with shampoo
- Repeat this once in a week and get long hair
Curry leaves as Hair Tonic
Curry leaves can be used as a great natural hair tonic. Applying them on to the hair will distribute the nutrients equally to the entire scalp.
Handful of curry leaves
Cup of water (warm)
Take water in a bowl and drop 2-3 curry leaves in it. Mix them properly until the leaves become soft. Once they get soft, the water will turn greenish in color.
Cool off the tonic by any cooling methods or wait for some time. Once the tonic is completely cooled, gently apply them all over your scalp.
Continue massaging your hair for 10-15 minutes.
Try to follow this procedure at least twice a week.
Curry leaves as Hair Mask
Hair mask made with curry leaves are filled with essential moisture-retaining properties that will help to keep your hair soft and healthy. Apart from cleaning the scalp, these masks also aid in restoring the hair strength and shield them from different sorts of damages.
Curry Leaves and Neem Mask Ingredients:
Handful of curry leaves
Handful of neem leaves
2-3 teaspoons of yogurt
Add curry leaves, neem leaves and a bit of yogurt into a mixer and blend them until a fine paste is formed.
Apply this mask onto the scalp and gently massage it.
Leave your hair untouched for about 10-15 minutes to dry up.
Once it is dried, wash off the paste with the help of a shampoo.
Curry leaves as Hair Oil
Yes, you heard it right! Curry leaves can be used as an ingredient in hair oils. This is the most effective way for gaining improved hair growth. On applying hair oil, the nutrients in the leaves will penetrate deep into the scalp and work on the roots.
Cup of coconut oil
4-5 curry leaves
Take a small vessel and drop a couple of curry leaves along with coconut oil.
Place the vessel in a large bowl of water. Now heat the water till the oil gets heated.
Once the oil is heated, a black residue will form.
Apply this residue to your hair at least twice a week.
Following this procedure continuously will help to stimulate the hair growth and also fight against premature hair graying.
Prevents Premature Graying of Hair
Premature graying of hair is of great concern for younger adults, especially women. Having gray hair can be embarrassing at times, as it makes you look a lot older than you actually are. It could be due to bad health or problems in lifestyle or maybe its heredity. But whatever be the reasons, gray hair is something that even old people doesn’t like! Hair oil made of curry leaves is found to be extremely effective in dealing with this kind of situations.
Take a handful of fresh curry leaves and dry them up until they turn brown in color.
Grind them into a fine powder.
Blend 3-4 teaspoons of this powder with 150 ml of coconut oil and heat the mix.
Wait for a while and allow them to cool down.
Filter the oil and store in an airtight container.
How to Apply
Make sure you apply this curry leaf hair oil onto your hair at least once or twice a week. Gently massage your hair and allow the oil to stick to your hair for a minimum of 45 minutes. Once you have done that, you can wash your hair with warm water. Following this process on a regular basis will eventually lead to the darkening of prematurely gray hair.