One of the most common hair problems that youth today are facing are hair loss and premature greying of hair. A number of factors are responsible for these hair problems .It could be due to environmental factors like pollution or even hereditary factors or simply due to improper diet or even stress and anxiety. Whatever may be the underlying problem it is important to take necessary steps to overcome the issue.
Use of curry leaves for combating hair problems has been used since ancient times. Curry leaves have plenty of antioxidants which help in making the hair long and strong. Not only do they prevent hair loss, they also help in making the hair color dark and help fight premature greying of hair. Besides they have antibacterial properties which help fight dandruff and other scalp infections. One of the best ways of using the goodness of curry leaves for your hair is by using homemade curry leaves infused hair oil. This can be done easily at home. Listed below are some simple methods of preparing home based curry leaves infused hair oil.
Half cup of pure coconut oil, one fourth cup of fresh curry leaves and a little cardamom powder
Take the coconut oil in a vessel and warm it on a slow flame. When the oil is warm, add the fresh curry leaves and let the mixture simmer for 20 minutes. Put off the flame and let the mixture cool. Once the mixture has cooled down, add the cardamom powder and mix well. Now strain the oil and store it in a clean bottle.
One fourth cup of mustard oil, one fourth cup of almond oil, one fourth cup of fresh curry leaves.
Mix the mustard oil and the almond oil in a vessel. Warm the mixture on a medium flame. When the oil is warm, add the fresh curry leaves and let the mixture simmer for 20 minutes. Put off the flame and let the mixture cool. Once the mixture has cooled down, add the cardamom powder and mix well. Now strain the oil and store it in a clean bottle.
One cup of pure coconut oil, one fourth cup of curry leaves and one fourth cup of dry gooseberry
Take the coconut oil in a vessel and warm the oil on medium flame. Once the oil is warm, add the curry leaves and the dried gooseberry(You can use gooseberry powder instead of dried gooseberry).Let the mixture simmer on a medium flame for 20 minutes. Put off the flame and let the mixture cool down. Once the mixture has cooled down crush the herbs in the oil with your fingers. Strain the solution and store it in a clean bottle.
One cup sesame oil, one tablespoon of dried curry leaves, half tablespoon dried hibiscus flowers, half tablespoon of dried hibiscus leaves and one tablespoon of fenugreek seeds.
Take the sesame oil in a container and warm it on a medium flame. Add all the herbs and the fenugreek seeds to the warm oil. Warm the mixture further for 20 minutes. Put off the flame and let the mixture cool. Let the solution stand for few hours so that the herbs get infused well in the oil. Strain the mixture and store the oil in a clean bottle.
Prepare the infused oil from any of the above methods and then apply the oil to the scalp and massage the scalp gently with the finger tips for 10 minutes. Let the oil remain in the hair overnight and then wash hair with a mild herbal shampoo. For better results you can even warm the oil slightly before applying it to the scalp. Make sure that you apply the oil at least twice a week.
So follow these simple methods and flaunt black long and beautiful hair which everyone will envy.