Time and again, we invest in pricey serums and expensive oils promising luxurious growth of hair and we buy them from these high-end brands, often to find them not living up to the claims that they make. Then why not try a homemade remedy that can give you miraculous results when used properly? With some of the most easily available ingredients, you can whip up a magical elixir for your hair that works! Check out what ingredients to use and how to prepare this concoction:
HOMEMADE MIRACLE HAIR OIL FOR HAIR GROWTH: INGREDIENTS AND BENEFITS
Coconut Oil– Coconut oil is one of the age-old remedies for all kinds of hair problems. Whether you wish to do away with dandruff or split ends, fungal infections on the scalp, or hair loss, coconut oil is a one-stop solution.
Castor Oil: This thick oil with anti-inflammatory properties soothes the scalp, reduces irritation, and improves hair density as well as thickness. Its fatty acids help stimulate the circulation of blood and make the hair roots stronger. It even prevents premature hair greying. Castor oil contains ricinoleic acid that is effective in treating scalp inflammation while omega-6 fatty acids boost hair re-growth. READ MORE – TURMERIC PRODUCTS you can make at home for clear, healthy skin
Fenugreek and black Seeds: A storehouse of folic acids, minerals and Vitamins A, C and K, fenugreek seeds is one of the most well-known remedies to treat hair fall.
Rosemary and Peppermint Essential Oil: This oil has anti-inflammatory properties and promotes circulation. It supplies blood to the dormant hair follicles and restores hair growth. Its antimicrobial properties protect the hair strands from environmental damages and it gives your tresses a dose of antioxidants.
HOMEMADE MAGICAL ELIXIR FOR HAIR GROWTH: HOW TO PREPARE
- Castor oil- 1/4 cup ( I used black castor oil)
- Coconut oil- 1/4 cup
- Fenugreek seeds- 1 tablespoon
- Black seeds or black cumin- 1 tablespoon
- Rosemary oil- 2 drops
- Peppermint oil- 2 drops
Add fenugreek seeds and black seeds in coconut oil and simmer it on low for 15-20 mins. Strain the seeds and mix the oil with castor oil. Add rosemary oil and peppermint oil to this mixture. Massage your hair and scalp gently with this warm concoction for 10 minutes. Opt for hair steaming therapy for maximum benefits. Leave it on for about 30 minutes. Use a mild shampoo to wash your hair. Opt for this treatment at least once every week to boost hair growth.
- The use of essential oils could be restricted during pregnancy. So, please ask your doctor before using the same in case you are pregnant.
- A patch test is recommended before using essential oils.
- Castor oil, being heavy, is difficult to be removed from hair completely, so you may have to wash your hair twice to do away with traces of this oil. READ MORE – Make this 2 ingredient NATURAL HAIR GROWTH SHAMPOO to stop hair fall and grow thicker hair.