Ayurveda is nothing but oldest holistic healing system and medicine with its holistic roots in Indian subcontinent. Ayurveda is practised since ages and is said to have natural solutions for almost every health and beauty problem. Hair fall is one of the most common hair related complaint and is ne f the first signs and symptoms of any bodily changes be it as simple as diet changes or PMS symptoms to something serious like hormonal imbalances. Hair fall is mostly internal and it is important to treat it both internally and externally at the same time. Along with eating nutritious food, below are some Ayurveda remedies for hair fall that you can try-
AYIURVEDIC HERBAL HAIR MASK – Helps boost hair growth, nourish hair follicles, fights dandruff. In a bowl, add 2 tablespoons each of aloe vera powder and add in enough black tea or aloe juice to make a paste. Apply it evenly all over scalp and hair and let it sit for 2 hours before a hair wash. Do this once a week.
HIBISCUS HAIR WATER – Hibiscus is a well-known hair growth booster and nourisher. Not only does it help in hair growth but also makes hair super shiny and manageable and reduces tangling. To make hibiscus water, simply simmer 3-4 fresh hibiscus petals and leaves in 2 cups water until the water acquires colour. Strain and use it as a hair and scalp mist after hair wash. Do not rinse it off.
HERBAL SHAMPOO – This shampoo is a natural hair and scalp cleanser and has hair growth properties. It doesn’t foam like the commercial shampoos but cleanses really well. Add 3 shikakai pods, 5-6 reetha fruits and few brahmi leaves to 3 cups water. Let it simmer until the contents become very soft and the water is brown in colour. Turn off the flame and let it cool down. Mash the content using a fork or spoon and strain/squeeze out all the water. Use this as a hair cleanser. READ MORE – ALL NATURAL HOMEMADE HERBAL SHAMPOO
AYURVEDIC OIL CHAMPI – Ayurvedic oil champi boosts circulation and also nourishes hair follicles. Speeds up hair growth and adds shine. To make ayurvedic oil, infuse dried brahmi leaves, dried aamla, dried curry leaves and dried hibiscus flowers in enough black sesame oil for 1 month. Strain and use this too massage your scalp and hair 3 hours before shampooing. Also works great as an overnight treatment.
BHRINGRAJ – It helps to boost the blood circulation to the scalp stimulating it and triggering hair growth . Take some leaves and make a paste out of them. You can also use bhringraj powder and add aloe juice to make a paste. Use the paste to apply on your hair. Cover your scalp well and let it stay for a few minutes. Wash it off after that with cold water.
HENNA – Henna is a popular natural hair dye but also is a great hair growth booster. Beware as this can also stain your hair; do not use if you have blonde or light hair. Simply mix together fresh henna paste and shikakai water. To make shikakai water, you only need to simmer shikakai pods in water and strain. Apply this all over hair and scalp and shampoo off after 30 minutes.
ALOE VERA – Aloe Vera is rich in enzymes that support healthy hair. Use aloe vera in your hair care routine to ensure your hair gets the nutrition it needs to be healthy and beautiful. READ MORE – ALOE VERA FOR HAIR – BENEFITS AND WAYS TO USE
FENUGREEK – Methi is great for promoting hair growth. Take some methi and roast them. After that, grind them well. Take some warm water and make a paste of methi in water. The amount of paste you need will depend on the length of your hair. Apply the paste on your hair. Cover your hair and scalp completely. Let it stay for 20 minutes, and then wash off with cold water.
AMLA MASK – Has amazing hair growth and scalp purifying properties. Helps fight dandruff too and makes hair thicker gradually. Mix together amla powder and enough aloe gel to make a spreadable mixture. Apply n scalp and hair and let it sit for 2 hours before using a shampoo.