Hair fall happens due to many reasons that range from genetics to poor diet to being on heavy medication and also stress and pollution. Whatever may be the reason, our hair health goes for a toss once follicles go weak and roots are not able to hold on to the hair. Hair fall is also related to itchy scalp, dandruff, dryness of scalp. Worry not! As there is one magic ingredient which is not just one hundred percent natural but also effective, can totally help in cure this problem. Curry leaves! Yes, you read it right.
Curry leaves not only enhance the flavor of food but also help in effectively stopping hair fall. Being rich in antioxidants, curry leaves moisturize the scalp and provide proteins that help strengthening the follicles and roots. They are also rich in amino acids that help in keeping the hair follicles healthy and clean. Curry leaves are also a rich in beta-carotene and proteins that limit hair loss and prevents hair thinning.
How to use curry leaves in homemade hair fall remedies
Apart from using curry leaves in your daily diet, there are also many simple home remedies for hair growth that can be churned out using curry leaves with easily available ingredients in the kitchen. Rest assured, you can be positive o the fact that with the regular use of these remedies you will not only put an end to hair related woes but also get thick and shiny mane.
1) CURRY LEAVES & YOGURT PACK
Yogurt helps in hydrating, cleansing the scalp and removing dead skin cells which takes care of the onset of dandruff. Curry leaves for hair fall can be mixed along with yogurt to provide all the essential nutrients to strengthen the roots and follicles. It also helps in preventing premature graying of hair.
5-6 curry leaves
2 tablespoons fresh yogurt
In a mixer grind few curry leaves to a paste and add two tablespoons of fresh yogurt in it.
Make a paste and apply it on hair, starting with roots and moving on to the tips
Wrap your hair in towel or a cloth and keep it on for an hour at least
Wash off with cold water followed by a herbal shampoo
Repeat the process at least once a week
2) CURRY LEAVES AND COCONUT HAIR OIL
Benefits of coconut oil for hair growth is known to do wonders for hair. It not only strengthens hair follicles but also keeps the scalp free from bacteria and fungi infections. On applying coconut oil with curry leaves for hair fall, one can be sure of strong and shiny hair.
1 cup Vatika Enriched Coconut Hair Oil
Few curry leaves
In a mixer blend few curry leaves to a paste and add it to one cup of coconut hair oil
Stir together the coconut and curry leaves oil (the mix can be stored for at least one month)
Apply the oil mix on the scalp and hair, gently massaging for 10-15 minutes and keep it on overnight
Next day wash hair with herbal shampoo and repeat the process weekly for desired results
3) CURRY LEAVES & HONEY MASK
Honey is known to hydrate and moisturize the scalp, keeping it fresh and clean. And when mixed with curry leaves, the mask helps in strengthening the hair and preventing hair loss permanently. Curry leaves for hair fall and premature graying and honey for cleansing makes a mask that can be stored for at least a week in refrigerator.
6-7 curry leaves
1 tablespoon honey
In a mixer blend fresh curry leaves and make a thick paste
Add a tablespoon of honey in it and stir to mask like consistency
Apply the mask on wet hair and massage gently for 15 minutes. Keep it on for another 15-20 minutes
Wash off with cold water followed by herbal shampoo and repeat the process at least once or twice a week for effective results
4) CURRY LEAVES & ONION PACK
Onion is loaded with sulfur, which promotes hair re-growth by cleaning blocked hair follicles. Curry leaves for hair fall control also stimulate the scalp helping in proper blood circulation and rejuvenation of hair roots. Meaning, say goodbye to damaged hair with this amazing hair mask.
5-6 curry leaves
One medium sized onion
In a bowl, grate one medium sized onion and to it add paste of curry leaves
Mix both the ingredients together and apply all over the scalp and hair
Keep it on overnight
The next morning, wash off with cold water followed by a mild shampoo
Repeat the process once a week for clean and clear scalp
5) CURRY LEAVES & AMLA PACK
Amla is a wonder ingredient for hair as it is a rich source of vitamin C and antioxidants that help promote hair growth. The anti-bacterial properties of amla also help in preventing dandruff and scalp drying and itching. Curry leaves when mixed with amla help in stopping hair fall for good.
7-8 fresh curry leaves
2 small sized amla (Indian gooseberry)
Cut two amlas and de-seed them
Then put them in a mixer and blend into a paste
Take fresh curry leaves and blend it with pureed amla and make a thick paste
Apply the pack all over the hair and scalp and keep it on for 2-3 hours
Wash off hair with lukewarm water followed by a mild shampoo
Repeat the process weekly
6) CURRY LEAVES & GINGER PACK
Ginger is known for its warming effects and thus helps in regulating blood circulation in scalp. This promotes healthy hair growth and stops hair from falling off. Ginger also has gingerol, an antioxidant that fights off free radicals to keep the scalp clean and clear of any infection.
1/3rd cup of freshly squeezed ginger juice
7-8 fresh curry leaves
In a mixer blend few fresh curry leaves and make a paste
Also grate the ginger and squeeze it to take out its juice
Mix the juice with curry paste and apply on scalp and hair
Leave it on overnight and wash off the next day
Repeat the process at least once a week for desired results
7) CURRY LEAVES & FENUGREEK MASK
Fenugreek is known to do wonders for hair. It helps in nourishing the hair follicles thus preventing hair fall. It also contains lecithin that moisturizes and hydrates the hair roots.
1 bowl of overnight soaked fenugreek seeds
7-8 fresh curry leaves
In a mixer blend a bowl of overnight soaked fenugreek seeds into a paste and add curry leaves to it as well
Spread out the mask on hair starting from roots and gradually going to the tips
Massage the mask gently for 10 minutes in circular motion and keep it on for 3-4 hours
Wash with herbal shampoo and repeat the process weekly.
Curry leaf for hair fall along with fenugreek seeds is a sure shot way to get strong and silky mane. Try it now!
These packs, masks and oils are not just easy to make but also ensure stopping hair fall permanently. There are many benefits that can be availed when you use curry leaves regularly in your hair care regime.
1) Stimulates hair growth
Curry leaves are known to stimulate a healthy growth of hair by strengthening them from roots and rejuvenating hair follicles.
2) Prevents premature graying
Curry leaves also help in stopping premature graying of hair. They also condition and nourish the hair inside-out.
3) Repairs roots
Due to changing seasons, chemicals and pollution, out hair roots get damaged very easily resulting in the problem of split, dry or fizzy ends. Curry leaves help in repairing the damaged roots and stimulate growth of soft and problem-free hair.
4) Strengthening hair shafts
The hair shafts are directly affected when hair health goes down. The high presence of vitamin B in curry leaves helps strengthening the hair shaft and regulate hormones that stop hair fall.
5) Keeps scalp clean
The anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-oxidant properties of curry leaves helps clean the scalp, making it free of dandruff and other infections like eczema and psoriasis that can mar the health of scalp thereby restrict growth of strong and beautiful hair.
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