Home Remedies for healthy hair

Updated at: Jun 01, 2016
Home Remedies for healthy hair

As we have know hair is a reflection of health and personality. Here are some of the effective hair care remedies.

Arka Roy Chowdhury
Home RemediesWritten by: Arka Roy ChowdhuryPublished at: May 09, 2013

Given the pollution and messy eating habits many people face hair issues including hair fall, breakage, dandruff and split ends. The following list of home remedies will require patience and hard work along with guaranteed satisfaction once fully deployed. Below are some proven home remedies for hair growth.


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For hair fall and growth

Rosemary oil

Massaging your hair with rosemary oil once a week reduces hair fall and promotes growth.

Hibiscus leaves


Hibiscus leaves

Hibiscus leaves can be made into a paste with little water and applied to the scalp and hair. It is said to promote growth and thickness of hair.


Amla, shikakai and brahmi

A mixture of amla (100 grams), shikakai (100 grams), brahmi (10 grams) can be soaked overnight in an iron utensil and next day made into a paste. Apply it to the scalp and leave for an hour promotes growth and healthy hair, also prevents hair from greying.


Coconut oil

Boil pieces of amla in coconut oil till the pieces become soft and get mixed. It is a very goo d hair tonic.

Fenugreek seeds


Fenugreek seeds

Two tablespoons of fenugreek (methi) seeds soaked overnight in water and made into a paste the next day. If applied over the scalp and left for half an hour then washed thoroughly controls hair loss and dandruff.


Mustard oil and henna

Mustard oil boiled along with henna promotes hair growth.

castor oil


Castor oil

Castor oil mixed in coconut oil can be applied on the scalp. Rinse after twenty minutes and one could notice the difference in weeks.


Remedies to get rid of dandruff

lime juice

Lime juice

A teaspoon of lime juice, if used for the last rinse while washing hair is effective against dandruff.


Massage with curd

Dandruff can be removed by massaging the hair for half an hour with curd which has been kept in the open for three days.


Neem leaves

Boil a handful of neem leaves in four teacups of water. After cooling and filtering, use for rinsing hair.

olive oil


Olive oil and ginger

The combination of olive oil and ginger on the head not only reduces dandruff but also nourishes the hair at the roots.


Aloe vera

Make a gel of aloe vera leaves and apply it on the scalp and leave it overnight. Wash it with a shampoo, preferably containing shikakai the next morning.




Vinegar mixed with little water and used as the last rinse after washing hair can rid you of dandruff.


Within the comfort of your home and without spending a fortune on hair spas, you can keep your hair healthy. Check a few of these home remedies, which are readily available within your kitchen cabinet. Try and let us know if any of these worked for you.

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