Hair fall is one of the most common problem now a days. The environmental pollution, usage of chemical shampoo and conditioners, lifestyle stress, hormonal imbalance, imbalanced diet are some of the factors for hair fall. Make this magical henna hair oil at home to stop hair fall quickly.
Take a cup of henna leaves and grind into a smooth paste. Take olive oil in a pan and heat it. Add the henna paste to the oil and add one teaspoon of cumin seeds. Allow to boil well. Cool down the oil, filter and store in a bottle or container. Use this regularly to stop hair fall.
Cumin seeds – Names in other languages
- Scientific name – Cuminum cyminum
- English – Cumin seeds
- Hindi – Jeera
- Sanskrit – Jiraka
- Malayalam – Jeerakam
- Bengali – Jeera
- Tamil – Jeeragam
- Kannada – Jeerige
- Telugu – Jeelakari
Benefits of henna hair oil
Henna leaves gives you a healthy scalp and strong hair. Henna is one of the best hair beauty ingredient and most of the Indian women have used centuries before this natural herb to strengthen, nourish and beautify their hair.
Henna has the power to improve hair growth, applying henna paste twice in a month on hair and scalp makes hair glossy, voluminous and healthy. The combination of henna and olive oil is an excellent remedy for hair fall. Regular application of henna hair oil stops itchiness on scalp, prevents dandruff, acts as a natural hair dye, repairs split ends, balance pH levels, keeps scalp clean, makes hair thick, shiny, soft and lustrous.
The main reason for hair fall is the production of dihydrotestosterone also called as androstanolone or stanolone is a hormone that attacks the hair follicle and weakens it, leading to hair fall. Olive oil helps block the production of this hormone and thereby reduce hair fall. Olive is also rich in antioxidants that helps maintain scalp and hair healthy. The antioxidants fight against with free radicals and prevent damages. Regular application of olive oil reduces breakage, conditions hair, soothes scalp and promotes hair growth.
Here is the recipe.
- 1 Cup Fresh henna leaves
- 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
- 100 ml olive oil
- To make the oil, use henna leaves, olive oil and cumin seeds.
- Take a cup of henna leaves.
- Add henna leaves to blender, add very little water before blending.
- Blend well.
- Add 100 ml olive oil to pan.
- Add the henna paste to oil.
- Add one teaspoon of cumin seeds.
- Boil for five minutes in medium flame.
- Allow to cool and strain the oil.
- Henna oil is done.