Oiling for long and strong hair is still followed from ancient times and thus it becomes an important part of our hair care regime. Oiling your hair at least once a week helps in balancing ph. level of your scalp, fighting many hair problems and promotes hair growth.
There are many hair oils available in the market but today I want to share a DIY hair oil formula which I got from my mother to prevent hair fall and promotes hair growth.
To make this Hair Oil you will need :-
- Castor oil -25 ml
- Olive oil -50ml
- Coconut oil -50 ml
- Sativa oil (kalonji oil in Hindi) -50ml
- Hibiscus Flower – 6-7
- curry leaves – handful
- Vitamin E capsules -2-3
Before we start making it, let me explain benefit of the ingredients being used.
Castor oil acts a natural hair conditioner and because of its Antiviral and Antimicrobial properties it helps in reducing dandruff and fighting other scalp problems. Using Castor oil can spur growth three to five times the normal rate.
Olive oil`s natural hair softening benefits makes hair softer and more manageable. It contains essential nutrients and monosaturated fatty acids which helps in strengthening the hair.
As we already know benefits of Coconut oil are endless ,From nourishing to make hair strong and healthy Coconut oil helps in everything. The vitamins and essential fatty acids naturally found in coconut oil nourish the scalp.
Sativa oil also known as black seed oil or kalonji oil in hindi helps to prevent hair loss and premature greying of hair, it also has antimicrobial properties helps to prevent scalp infections.
Hibiscus infused oil is rich in Amino acid that nourish your hair, Strengthen your roots and keep your hair lustrous and healthy.
Curry leaves is mostly use to treat premature hair greying. They are rich source of vitamin B, which helps restoring hair colour by nourishing and strengthening the roots.
When you apply vitamin E to your scalp, it helps reduce inflammation and repair damage to the follicles, and healthy follicles encourage hair growth.
Now we know the benefits of ingredients
What are we waiting for !!! Lets start with the preparation
(**Use quantity of ingredients as mentioned above)
- Mix Castor Oil , Olive Oil, Coconut Oil and Sativa oil together in a bowl
- Wash and grind/crush hibiscus flower
- Start boiling mixture of oil
- While boiling , Add crushed hibiscus flower and curry leaves in it. Continue boiling till the oil becomes dark in colour
- Once the oil is dark, strain it and let it cool down
- Then add Vitamin E capsule
Voilà ! your oil is ready 🙂
HOW TO USE
Apply this oil to your scalp and massage it. Do this at least one hour before hair wash. Use this twice a week for good results.
BENEFIT OF USING THIS OIL
You will see changes after using it at least for a month. All the ingredients used are safe and extremely beneficial for hair growth ,nourishment ,premature greying and to prevent hair fall.
Try this DIY and if you like it comment down below
DISCLAIMER :- If you are allergic to any of the ingredients used please avoid that.