9 Homemade Natural Oils for Hair Growth

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Our hair bears a lot of trouble by tolerating the harsh sunlight, wind and water. Thus it is our responsibility to maintain it well to keep it healthy and shiny. However, it is often seen that it stops growing after a certain length or grows at a slow pace which is not a healthy sign. Here are a few homemade hair oils for hair growth.

oils for hair growth

Preparation of any oil needs a base so we will use coconut oil as it does not have a strong smell and blends well with most ingredients.

Natural Oils for Hair Growth:

1. Hibiscus Hair Oil:

Hibiscus adds to hair growth property and shine to your hair too. Leaves and flowers (red colour) are beneficial as they act as coolants and improve hair’s quality.

To prepare:

Hibiscus Hair Oil

  • Use flowers and leaves in 5:3 ratio and chop finely to get about half a cup quantity.
  • In a bowl, mix one cup coconut oil and the above mixture.
  • Heat on low flame, stir occasionally.
  • When the oil is hot, add 5-6 tulsi leaves, half a teaspoon rice and 8-10 granules fenugreek.
    Sieve the oil after cooling.

This oil should be applied at least half an hour before shampooing thoroughly.

2. Curry leaves Oil:

This oil adds shine and prevents hair greying. Curry leaves are also a good cleanser for scalp and promote hair growth.

To prepare:

curry leaves hair oil

  • Take 5 bunches of curry leaves. Dry and grind them.
  • Heat a cup of coconut oil in a pan and add the curry leaves paste.
  • When the leaves darken, remove from flame.
  • Cool and store in a glass bottle.

If your hair does not respond positively to the oil, do not get disheartened. Apply and re-apply till it gives positive results.

3. Henna Hair Oil:

Henna, as we all know is an excellent source of natural colour for the hair. Its additional benefit is the strengthening property which keeps the hair from falling and prevents breakage.

To prepare:

henna hair oil for hair growth

  • In 200 ml coconut oil, add half a cup dried henna leaves.
  • Set on low flame till it boils.
  • Cool down the mixture. Sieve and store.

Application of warm oil must be done twice a week minimum.

4. Tulsi Hair Oil:

Tulsi, as we all know is very famous cure for most of our problems. Its benefit to our hair is that it acts a catalyst for hair growth and clears the scalp.

To prepare:

Tulsi Hair Oil

  • In half a cup of coconut oil, add 10 teaspoons of tulsi leaves paste.
  • Heat on low burner flame till fumes are visible.
  • Remove from flame, cool and store in a bottle.

Apply regularly and massage for 5-7 minutes while applying. Leave on for 45 minutes,then wash with cool water.

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