How to prevent hair loss with the kitchen herbs

What can you do to stop hair loss?

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The most basic issue that every person faces after reaching a certain age is hair fall. This is a very common phenomenon in both - men and women.

Hair decay is a natural process. Human beings are sensitive about their hair and that is why hair loss is a sensitive issue. Although in recent times' hair fall is not just limited to a certain age group, but people in their late teens and early adulthood also face the same problem. It is very difficult to manage the natural fall of hair in the busy schedule of everyday life. 

Along with the genetic disorders, there are many external factors that affect hair growth, including chemical hair treatments. To prevent hair fall and to promote hair growth, it is always advisable to take proper hair treatment measures.

Frankly, the solutions to treat this problem are uncountable. One gets several expert bits of advice, tips on hair fall from multiple advertisements on television, and numerous other suggestions from different people around. In such a situation, it becomes difficult for a person to choose the proper ayurvedic hair treatment for his or her hair-related issue.

Ayurvedic hair treatment for hair-related issue.

Before figuring out the solution to the problem, it is very important to identify the cause of the problem. Not every hair problem has the same solution. There are several chemical hair treatments and products available to solve hair loss and other hair related issues. These hair treatments are widely available in the market but it is better to remind you that they, in turn, may further damage your hair. The best way to fight hair loss and other hair related issues is through ayurvedic hair treatments with ayurvedic products as they are absolutely safe and have no side effects.

We shall be discussing some organic and ayurvedic hair treatment methods that have been proven successful. Below are some tips to rescue hair fall. You can follow the below hair tips to see their effects in a short span of time.



Hair oil

Among all the reasons why hair is damaged, pollution stands out to be the major factor. As soon as you step out of your home or office you are victimized by pollution.

Pollution affects the tip of hair roots and they get weak leading to hair fall. The best way to protect your hair in such a situation is by massaging natural hair oil, like coconut oil, almond oil, bhringraj oil, before hair wash. It is always wise to use Ayurvedic Hair Oil as they cause no hair damage.  The key function of any good hair oil is to increase the pH level of the scalp. Ayurvedic hair oil helps to make the hair root stronger and increases the pH level, which reduces the hair fall. 

Effective way to use Ayurvedic Hair Oil: Take the ayurvedic hair oil in a bowl and heat it lightly. Then massage the scalp with warm oil. (Warning: Make sure that the oil is not hot else it will lead to scalding). Wrap a hot towel or a shower cap and leave it for half an hour and wash with a mild shampoo. You can also leave it overnight before shampooing. Continuously using ayurvedic hair oil as a part of a hair treatment plan is one of the most effective ways to prevent hair loss.


Methi/ Fenugreek

Fenugreek or methi is one of the best solutions for all hair related issues. It is a miracle herb that reduces hair loss in a short span of time. The seeds of methi are rich in antecedent hormones that can be used for hair treatment to repair damaged follicles and stimulate hair growth. These seeds strengthen the hair as they contain certain nicotinic acids and proteins that are very beneficial for hair.

Hair treatment to repair damaged follicles.

How to use Methi for Hair Growth: Soak a few seeds of Methi in water and leave it overnight. Grind it properly and then apply it to your head. You can also mix the ground methi in Bhringraj oil for added benefits. Leave it for 30 minutes and wash. You should not apply shampoo or conditioner in case you have applied the ground methi without oil.



Onion is the best homemade remedy that you can have to fight against hair fall.  Catalase in onions is an important antioxidant enzyme that helps boost hair growth. This provides them strength and also provides shine.

Procedure for using onion for Hair Growth: Grind a few pieces of onion in a mixer grinder and strain the juice. Apply the juice on your hair and scalp for 45 minutes and rinse well. It may smell awful to use onion on hair but believe me that it is a hidden gem in your kitchen. Use mild shampoo and conditioner to wash away the smell of onion from hair.


Amla/ Indian Gooseberry

Amla is rich in Vitamin C and Iron. It is one of the major hair treatment tools available in your kitchen to arrest hair fall. If you ardently follow Indian commercial advertisements you might have definitely come across several brands that boast about their hair care products consisting of Amla as an essential ingredient. Both fresh and dry amla can be used to treat hair fall.

Amla is best hair treatment tools

How to use Amla for Hair: The easiest way to use Amla is to grind the dried amla and mix it with the regular hair oil that you use. Adding amla to Bhringraj Oil will enhance the benefits of both the herbs - bhringraj and Amla. Use 4-5 times in a month to get good results. Dry Amla powder can be mixed with henna to give a good black color to hair.



This is the best ayurvedic herb for any hair treatment. This herb provides shine, softness, thickness to hair and also promotes hair growth. They are available in various ayurvedic shampoos, oils and hair packs.

How to use Shikakai for Hair: It is difficult to get Shikakai in the market. But if you get hold of it, paste it in a mixie and apply it on your hair or you could even mix it with Bhringraj Oil or any of your regular oil. You can use this twice a week. The smell of Shikakai is not very strong so you need not apply shampoo after using it.



You might have heard a lot about it but may not essentially know the array of benefits it provides. It is one of the best ayurvedic herbs/products that one can think of. Bhringraj is one of the most commonly used ayurvedic herbs for hair treatment. It is also known as ‘king of hair herbs’. Like Shikakai, Bhringraj can be used to fight against hair related issues. The dry form of Bhringraj is not easily available in the market. However, they are commonly sold as capsules and Bhringraj oil.

Bhringraj is best ayurvedic herbs for hair treatment

How to use Bhringraj for Hair Growth: If you are lucky to get hold of these rare leaves, boil them in water. Wash your head with the infused Bhringraj water. Also, you can make a paste of these leaves along with Hibiscus leaves to get better results. If you cannot get hold of Bhringraj in any form, the best bet is to buy Bhringraj Oil or an Ayurvedic Oil which is made from Bhringraj. Bringanantadi Hair Oil has benefits of both - Bhringraj and Amla.


Follow these above mentioned home remedies and tips to get the best hair treatment for your hair fall.

The above mentioned measures are some of the best options that people can choose to reduce hair fall and hair dandruff.  Apart from these there are other hair treatments like Hair Spa, head massage etc. But there is nothing that works better than natural products or Ayurvedic Products. For Expert opinion and advice, you could always consult us at Blue Nectar.

Recommended Products by Blue Nectar:

Hair Fall Control Shampoo & Hair Repair Oil for Hair Growth

Briganantadi Hair Growth Tonic with Almond Rosemary oil. Hair Fall Control Serum Hair Spray for smooth styling


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