Get rid of hair problems with curry leaves

Updated at: Jul 08, 2015
Get rid of hair problems with curry leaves

Curry leaves are known for their distinct taste and smell. There is but more to this healthy herb than we know. Learn about the use of curry leaves for hair care.

Meenakshi Chaudhary
Fashion & BeautyWritten by: Meenakshi ChaudharyPublished at: Jul 08, 2015

Curry leaves find a special place in Indian kitchens for its distinct aroma and taste. Mostly used in curries, curry leaves enhance aroma and taste of the dishes.  Apart from its culinary importance, curry leaves offer several health benefits and cures, especially for hair problems. Yes, you can rely upon curry leaves for healthy hair growth.  So, let's understand the health benefits of curry leaves and how you can use curry leaves to get rid of hair problems.

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Curry leaves for healthy hair growth

Root repair

Chemical treatments, and hair care tools and pollution take a toll on your hair growth by damaging the roots. Curry leaves contain essential nutrients that are good for the hair and can effectively repair damaged roots. Apply the paste of curry leaves to the scalp at least once a week before washing it off with a scalp sensitive shampoo. Once the roots are repaired, hair growth will improve.


reduces hair fall


Reduces hair fall

The leaves are quite rich in beta-carotene and protein that increase hair growth and reduce hair loss. They are also rich in antioxidants and lock moisture in the scalp, thus preventing dandruff.

Hair care tips with curry leaves

hair tonic


Hair tonic

Take some fresh curry leaves and some coconut oil in a bowl and boil till it becomes black in colour. Let it cool down and your homemade hair tonic is ready. Apply it directly to the scalp. Keep it on for around 45 minutes and rinse it off with a mild shampoo. Apply the tonic at least twice a week. It will not only stimulate hair growth but will also prevent premature greying of hair.


Make a hair mask

Take some curry leaves and grind them to form a wet paste. Add some yoghurt to the paste and massage it on your scalp. Keep this mixture on for around 30 minutes and rinse it off with water. Applying the mask every week will improve hair growth and make your hair shiny, smooth and bouncy.


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