9 Wonder Herbs For Hair
Everything you need for good healthy life is available for free. That’s how well nature is equipped to provide abundantly and allowing us to lead a healthy life. Everything you need for healthy hair is available from nature. This article wold focus on the 9 wonder herbs that help maintain a healthy hair lifestyle.
And to make it easier we have made all these wonder herbs as ingredients for our 9 Herbs Herbal Shampoo.
Aloe Vera is a wonder plant. One plant that could solve lot of different health problems. Grand mothers are huge advocates of this wonder plant. It has benefits for body, skin, hair and almost everything. When it comes to hair Aloe Vera is one herb you would want right in your home. Aloe Vera contains something called proteolytic enzymes which repair dead skin cells on the scalp. It also acts as a great conditioner and leaves your hair all smooth and shiny. It promotes hair growth, prevents itching on the scalp, reduces dandruff and conditions your hair.
The most abundantly available wonder herb in India that we choose to ignore straight away is Neem. The number of benefits that this plant provides are countless. Each Neem tree is pretty much a pharmacy in itself. It is a natural remedy for so many health problems and that’s exactly why it is fondly called “Sarvaroga Nivarini “in Ayurveda. Neem tree is considered holy in the Hindu culture for the same reason. Everything starting from the breeze that passes through its leaves is considered good for health. In the good olden days it was a custom to have a Neem tree to be planted in front of the house. The Neem tree is a treasure in itself.
Neem oil for hair works wonders. Neem oil consists of everything you need for healthy hair and to treat hair fall and dandruff. Neem consists of essential fatty acids, anti-fungal , anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory agents. Neem also helps in maintaining the pH value of hair and also keeps it most and thus prevents dry scalp
Henna or mehendi is a paste from the leaves of a plant by the same name. It is a natural dye and thus is used widely in Indian tradition. It has been used for ages for body art, dyeing hair and finger nails. Henna helps in repairing damaged hair, conditioning and maintaining the pH level. It is applied as a paste or along with curd on hair for healthy hair. Henna is commercially sold as a powder and mixed with water to turn it into paste. It is also mixed with other herbs like amla, green tea for additional benefits.
Trifala means three fruits literally and thus it is a combination of three herbal plants. This is a polyherbal ayurvedic medicinal combination which is used widely across India for different cures and remedies. It is a combination of Amla, Bibhitaki and Haritaki. It is a natural detoxifier which helps in solving various gut health related problems and also acts as an excellent natural conditioner for hair. It is rich in vitamin C, antioxidants and has anti-fungal properties as well eliminating itchiness of the scalp.
is most probably the most heard word in every hair product television commercial in the 90’s. This wonder herb is known for its mild treatment of the hair and keeping the hair healthy and bouncy. Commonly found in India, Shikakai has been traditionally used as a hair cleanser in several parts of our country. Its mild cleansing nature and low pH result in healthy hair growth.
REETHA / SARITA / SOAP NUT
A South Indian favourite soap nuts can really take you down the memory lane. We all had a good rinse form our grandmothers with soap nut and yes the result was super burning eyes…in a good way though. This wonder berry is the cheapest conditioner available form nature for free. This goes to prove everything that’s good for you is available for free. It is a great conditioner and has been traditionally used for centuries in India. They act as natural hair conditioner and keep the scalp healthy. When used regularly this keeps your hair healthy, shiny and aids healthy hair growth. It also helps cure dandruff.
Nagarmotha is another gem of an herb mainly used as a cleanser. It is used both in Indian and Chinese tradition as a medicine for numerous conditions and its oil is used widely in production of perfumes. Nagarmotha is made up for antioxidants which help in preventing cell damage and thus resulting in healthy scalp
Daru Haldi also known as Indian barbery is an age old herb which has been used in the ayurvedic traditional medicine for time unknown. This wonder herb has hypoglycaemic, antibacterial, antifungal, antipyretic, anti-inflammatory, hepatoprotective and antioxidant properties which make it an ideal supplement for various health remedies and also for hair growth.