Natural tips for healthy hair
Massage the Scalp with pure coconut oil. This will also help growth of
Lemon juice is having excellent anti dandruff property. But never use
it directly on to scalp. Do mix it with coconut milk and apply this to
your scalp. Let that remain there for not less than half an hour. Then
wash with plain water.
Apply coconut oil which has been boiled with small onions for about 20
minutes. Wash it off with a mixture of green gram powder and water
drained from cooked (boiled) rice.
Apply a mixture of almond oil and gooseberry juice with finger tips on
Apply the warm mixture of olive oil, lemon juice and coconut oil. Do a
steam -towel- wrap for 15 minutes and wash the hair with a mild shampoo.
You might have been using mustard paste for salad dressing. The same
mustard paste can be applied on scalp and let that remain for 10
minutes, and then wash out the paste. Repeat this once in three days for
a month. Even applying a paste of fenugreek and mustard to the scalp
Mix Shikakai powder and the water drained from the cooked rice and
wash the hair with it.
Crush the leaves of five petal hibiscus flower and take the juice.
Wash the hair with this juice.
Heat oil with a little camphor. Apply the oil in the scalp and massage
for 10 minutes. After 30 minutes wash the hair with a herbal shampoo. Do
the steam -towel- wrap for 15 minutes.
Regular application of curd for 15 minutes on daily basis will be an
excellent cost effective ways for dandruff removal. Any sort of cooling
packs like this may not be suitable for people who are prone to get
rhinitis /common cold so frequently.
Add one pinch of pepper powder to 3 table spoons of coconut milk and
this can be applied to scalp and can be washed after half an hour.
Never apply soap to your scalp.
For Healthy and Shiny hair
Apply the mixture of an egg white, 2 spoons of castor oil, 1 spoon
glycerin, in the scalp and hair. Wash it after some time.
It is better to apply castor oil for a healthy growth of hair.
Boil a few hibiscus flowers in coconut oil. Filter and use this hair
oil to control hair loss and thinning.
Wash hair with tea once in a week.
Apply besan in the hair and wash it with water drained from the cooked
Soak a handful of gooseberries in a cup of milk for two hours. Make a
paste and apply on the hair.
Massage hair with warm coconut oil an hour before washing. Let it
soak. Cover your head with a hot towel and wash your hair after an hour
Do a 'steam-towel-wrap' once in a while, if your cuticles are damaged,
as this steaming opens out the pores and absorbs the oil.
Soak 1 teaspoon fenugreek in curd and keep it for a night. Apply it in
the next morning.
Take a cup each coconut and mustard oil. Soak half a cup of curry
leaves in the oil mixture and keep it for a night. Next morning, heat on
a slow fire till the curry leaves turn crisp. Remove from heat and add
two to three camphor balls. Allow oil to cool and then strain. Apply oil
to hair roots using cotton wool along the parting and massage in
circular movements. Leave the oil overnight and shampoo the next
morning. Repeat twice a week.
Boil coconut oil with the juices of curry leaves, basil, hibiscus
flower and gooseberry. Apply on hair, keep it for sometime and rinse.
Add a lemon peel to a 'shikakai' and 'amla' mixture while washing your
Boil one cup of dried gooseberry with 4 cups of water. Add a pinch of
sugar in it. Keep boiling till the quantity of the liquid reduces to one
cup. Mix 2 cups of Henna, an egg, juice of a lemon and the gooseberry
solution and apply on hair. Wash the hair after two hours.
Take a little Henna, an egg, juice of half a lemon, one table spoon of
instant coffee powder. Mix it together and apply on the hair. Wash it
after 45 minutes.
Henna is a herbal treatment with good conditioning abilities.
Egg white is a good conditioner for hair.
Deep condition with curd, beer and egg.
Mix a little vinegar in warm water and rinse your hair with this
solution. This will add bounce to dull and lifeless hair.
Compiled By: India Diets Team
protein at every meal, including breakfast.
Eliminate wheat- and flour-based products for the time being.
Reduce starch to one portion a day, and don't eat that portion during your
Apples, pears, plums and berries all are good choices. Bananas are not.
Reduce or eliminate dairy for the time being, especially cow's milk.