SERVING HUMANITY THROUGH CONSCIOUS HAIR CARE

Simple Recipes for Ayurvedic Hair Care

NATURAL SHAMPOO
This formulation is something that I have been using for many years. First collect the following items:

  • 4 oz of castile soap with any scent is that available – plain, peppermint, eucalyptus.
  • ½ oz of rosemary - stimulates the hair follicles and helps to prevent premature baldness
  • ½ oz of sage – has antioxidants and keeps things from spoiling and is antibacterial
  • ½ oz of nettles – acts as a blood purifier, blood stimulator, contains a large source of nutrients for hair growth
  • ½ of lavender – controls the production of sebaceous gland oil and reduces itchy and flaky scalp conditions
  • 2000 mg of MSM – provides organic sulfur to your scalp, which improves the health and strength of your hair. It also helps to drive herbal nutrient into the skin and follicles where they can do the most good.
  • One empty 8 oz plastic bottle, or any other empty shampoo or soap bottle.

Mix the herbs in a mason jar, which has a lid. Boil 2 cups of distilled water. Add 3 heaping tablespoons of the mixed herbs into the boiling water. Pull the boiling water and herbs off the stove. Let the herb mixture sit for 30 – 40 minutes. Put the 2000mg of MSM into the herb mixture after 30 minutes of cooling. After 40 minutes and the MSM is melted, strain the herbal mixture into a bowl.

Pour 2 to 2 1/2 oz of strained herbal tea into the 8 oz plastic bottle. Now, pour the 4 oz of castile soap into the 8 oz plastic bottle. Cap the bottle and shake to mix the ingredients.

The shampoo is now finished and ready for use. Use this as a base for all of the shampoos you make. You can add different herbs as you learn what these herbs do and how they help your hair. You can vary the ingredients according to your taste. But now you have a shampoo that has no additives
that can harm you.


HAIR LOSS: Those suffering from hair loss or baldness, may apply a paste of hot olive oil, one tablespoon of honey, one teaspoon of cinnamon powder before bath and keep it for approx. 15 min. and then wash the hair. It was found to be effective even if kept on for 5 minutes.

NATURAL HAIR BUTTER
4 oz of shea butter (unrefined)- melted in microwave

Add the following:
1 tablespoon of amla oil
2 tablespoons of coconut oil
2 tablespoons of olive oil
1 tablespoon of castor oil
1 tablespoon of almond oil
10 drops of rosemary oil
2 tablespoons of aloe vera oil

Refrigerate until butter solidifies.  Then take it out and let it come to room temperature. It should have a creamy consistency. This is very rich so a little goes a long way.  Works best on damp hair.


NATURAL HAIR OIL
A rich moisturizing hot oil treatment.

1 Cup Macadamia Nut Oil
1 Cup Sunflower Seed Oil
1/4 Cup Hemp seed Oil
1/8 Cup Avocado Oil
1/8 Cup Jojoba Oil
2 TBSP Vitamin E Oil
1/8 Cup Cocoa Butter
1/8 Cup Avocado Butter
1/8 Cup Mango Butter

Instructions:
Add all the ingredients to a double boiler and let them melt. Pour into a jar. When ready to use, heat gently for about 10 minutes in a bowl of boiling water until liquid and warm, but not hot. Apply liberally to hair and scalp, let soak for 15-20 minutes, then shampoo out. A second shampooing may be required. Apply treatment once a week and enjoy the luxurious results


HOME REMEDY FOR THICK AND BLACK HAIR
Ingredients:

Hibiscus the dark red ones 20 nos
Coconut oil 200 ml

Heat the coconut oil and when it nears the boiling point, drop the shoe flowers with the stalk into the oil. As soon as the flowers are dropped remove the coconut oil from heat and allow it to cool. Strain out the flowers and store the oil in a bottle in a cool place. Apply this oil to your hair everyday for healthy hair growth.


FENUGREEK REMEDY FOR STOPPING HAIR LOSS
A handful of fenugreek seeds are soaked in water the previous night. The fenugreek is ground to a fine paste the next day morning. This paste is then applied to the hair roots. Allow the paste to stay for 5-10 minutes and then wash it off. Regular application will stop hair loss and will help healthy hair
growth.


HOME REMEDY FOR PREMATURE GRAY HAIR
Ingredients:

White karisalankanni plant
Coconut oil or sesame oil

Take a small, whole white karisalankanni plant and pound it thoroughly. Make a fine paste of the pounded plant using a mixer. Make dime-sized tablets out of the paste and dry them in shade for a couple days. Once thoroughly dried, store these tablets in a bottle. Soak a couple of these tablets for two days in either coconut oil or sesame oil 50 ml. This oil is applied on hair to treat premature greying of hair. For good results regular application for at least 2-3 months is recommended.


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