Herbal Home Made Hair & Scalp Masks

hair masks for hair growth and healthy hair

In this article, we present some home made herbal hair masks and scalp masks. Just trying a few  of these on regular basis, and switching them around is a good idea. Some hair masks or scalp masks may provide more benefit over others. None of these should adversely affect you but make sure you are not over doing it. Most solutions range from 30 minute application to over night application. Do a bit more research on your chosen mask solution on application time and exact process.

Adding herbal infusions like that of lavender, rosemary, sage, southern wood, and so on in your shampoo is another easy and popular way to stimulate hair growth.

Mix four teaspoons of ground coffee in eight ounces of your shampoo before using it. Do not use this treatment more than once in a day.

Blend fresh parsley sprigs in a blender to get a puree and apply it on your scalp and hair for an hour or so. Alternatively, you can grind parsley seeds, rub the resultant powder on the scalp, and leave it overnight.

After washing, simply rinse your hair with rosemary infusion after washing. While using rosemary, remember that it tends to darken the hair color over a period of time.

Steep three tablespoons of fresh or dried rosemary in a cup of boiling water for 30 to 45 minutes. Allow it to cool.Next, strain the solution and add a cup of apple cider vinegar and a few drop of rosemary essential oil. Use this rosemary vinegar once in a week after shampooing your hair.
For applying, mix four teaspoons of this infusion in warm water and rinse your hair with it. Finally, wash your hair with plain water after about five minutes.

It is believed that applying a mixture of onion juice and honey on the scalp, especially the bald patches cures hair loss and helps re-grow hair.

A combination of onion juice and aloe vera gel is also useful.

Applying shea butter on your hair for a few hours helps revitalize damaged hair and softens dry hair. In addition, it enhances hair growth because it is rich in essential vitamins and minerals.You can prepare shea butter for hair at home by heating one and a half cup of shea butter in a microwave or over a double-boiler (just soften it, do not melt it completely, though) and whip it to get batter-like consistency.
Next, add half a cup of olive oil in it and again mix. Finally, blend this mixture along with a teaspoon of vitamin E oil and half an ounce of an essential oil of your choice to get a light texture and smooth consistency.

Mix four tablespoons of grapeseed oil, an egg, and a few drops of lavender essential oil. Massage this slimy solution on your hair and scalp. Wash it off after 20-30 minutes.

Massage the scalp with a combination of almond oil, a few drops of lavender oil, and an egg yolk to promote hair growth. Rinse it off after about half an hour.

Soak two to three tablespoons of amla powder in water and keep it aside for a week and rinse your hair this solution to stimulate hair follicles. It works as a natural hair conditioner, too.

This is another amla powder hair recipe for healing hair loss. Take two teaspoons of amla powder, and add two teaspoons of fenugreek powder and sufficient coconut oil in it to form a paste.Next, mix this paste in a cup of coconut oil. Put this mixture on low heat until it becomes brownish. Keep it aside for a couple of hours and then apply.

Application of aloe vera gel on the scalp and leaving it overnight is beneficial in facilitating hair growth and getting rid of dandruff. It is rich in vitamin A, B vitamins, vitamin E, vitamin E, selenium, choline, and other nutrients.

Massage the scalp with a combination of aloe vera gel and fenugreek seeds to reduce hair loss.
Steep two to four teaspoons of dried horsetail herb in a cup of hot water for 15-20 minutes. Allow it to cool and then rinse your hair with this solution and wash it off after 20 minutes to boost hair growth. Besides, you can drink horsetail tea.

Whisk an egg. Mix mashed avocado pulp and half a cup of mayonnaise in it. Use this thick paste to condition your hair two to three times in a month.

Prepare a smooth hair mask by taking a beaten egg and adding a quarter cup each of mayonnaise andyogurt. Massage it on your hair and scalp, and rinse and shampoo after an hour.If you are not comfortable directly applying egg in your hair, then just use a cup of mayonnaise as it contains protein, amino acids and B vitamins.

Those who have oily hair can apply a solution of three tablespoons of extra-virgin olive oil, two tablespoons of tea tree oil, and the same amount of lime juice. Leave it on your scalp for 2-3 minutes and then wash it to cleanse the scalp and promote hair growth. This recipe also treats dandruff.

Whisk two egg whites and add two tablespoons of olive oil and about half or one-third cup of water in it. Apply this protein-rich mixture on your scalp. After 15-20 minutes, wash it off with cold water. Follow this procedure once or twice a month to enhance hair growth.

Application of henna hair packs reduces hair breakage, reduces premature graying of hair, heals the hair shafts, conditions the hair, makes your hair longer, stronger, and softer.

Take a tomato, three tablespoons of lemon juice, and half a teaspoon of rosemary essential oil. Blend all these ingredients together and apply the resultant paste on your scalp.Rinse it off with lukewarm water after 10-15 minutes and shampoo as usual. You can follow this procedure a few times in a week, even daily.

When dealing with hair loss, apply a mixture of henna, two beaten eggs, four teaspoons each of lemon juice, ground coffee, one teaspoon of fenugreek seed powder, and sufficient usual or herbal tea to form a thick paste.

Heat 60 g of henna leaves in 250 ml of mustard oil. Cool and strain the solution. Massage the scalp with this oil to stimulate hair growth and prevent hair fall.

Prepare a hair tonic by steeping 100 g watercress in 100 ml alcohol mixed with a teaspoon ofgeranium oil. Keep it aside for one week. Finally, strain and use this solution as a hair loss remedy.

Rinse your hair with a combination of three parts green tea and four parts vodka.
Soak a handful of almonds in water overnight. Next day, remove the skin and grind them along with two tablespoons of lemon juice. Massage your scalp with this smooth paste and leave for 20 minutes. Finally, shampoo and condition your hair as usual.

Take half red onion and chop it. Boil it in water along with four garlic cloves, and two teaspoons ofcinnamon powder. After 15 minutes, remove from heat and let it sit for about four days. Rinse your hair with this infusion to combat loss of hair and promote hair growth.

Combine one tablespoon each of ground oatsalmond oil and milk to form a paste. Massage the scalp with this oatmeal mask to moisturize your hair and prevent hair loss. After 20 minutes, wash it off and shampoo your hair.

Beat an egg and mix two tablespoons of green tea and a tablespoon of mustard powder. Leave this mask on your hair for 20-25 minutes to increase circulation to the scalp. Finally, wash it off and shampoo as usual.

Use a potato mask prepared by adding an egg yolk and some honey in potato juice extracted from three potatoes.

Apply a combination of mustard oil, lemon juice, and egg or plain yogurt for half an hour to stimulate healthy growth of hair.

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