Secrets from Mother India: Home-made Indian Hair Oil -This Oil consists of the following:
Coconut Oil as a base
Fresh hibiscus flowers and leaves- Reduces hair fall, increases new hair growth, thickens hair, mild cleanser, keeps the hair soft
Fenugreek- excellent for removing dandruff, increasing hair growth, conditioning the hair
Amla- Natural antioxidant, strengthens hair roots, great natural hair conditioner
Henna leaves– Good conditioner, helps against dandruff, and can give a beautiful shine to the hair
Curry leaves – Reduces hair fall, prevents early graying.
Bringaraj powder- works as a rejuvenator, keeping the hair conditioned and prevents early graying of hair
What are the benefits of oil massages for the hair?
Endless! I think a look at this picture on the right says it all.
natural conditioning of hair
healthy scalp, dandruff free
increased circulation to the scalp
increased hair growth
The decrease in hair fall and early graying
Take a small amount of oil in your hands
Rub the hands together to warm up the oil
Apply it on the scalp
Start massaging the scalp using your fingers and different pressure points
Work the oil through the loose hair as well
Play around a bit with the hair, softly pulling it from side to side, giving a massage to the hair follicle itself.
Let it sit for at least an hour before washing
Use natural hair wash powder or organic toxic free shampoo to wash your hair
Below you can see the process in pictures. I can personally say that my hair has become much thicker and healthier than ever before since starting with hair oil, as well as a natural hair wash. So many of my friends have noticed and commented on this too after coming back from India, asking what I do differently now.. well… this is the secret 🙂
In the next post, you will read more about natural hair wash- an important next step to clean away the oil from the hair! Source