Everyone experiences some amount of hair fall daily, which is normal. But if you are experiencing a lot of hair fall then, it needs to be corrected.
Do you wake up with hairs fallen all over your pillow? Or are you scared by seeing hundreds of hairs tangled in your comb after combing? Do you see your old childhood pictures and wish to have that beautiful hair again?
Also, there are many of us who experience early balding or greying of hair and this in turn makes us feel less confident.
Relax, if you are experiencing hair fall or want to improve the quality of your hair, then here we are for your help. After all, everyone wishes to have beautiful hair.
What is the basis of hair treatment in Ayurveda?
Every treatment in Ayurveda depends on your Prakriti and doshas which are imbalanced. Your hair texture represents which dosha is imbalanced.
For instance, if your hair is too brittle, frizzy and dry then this represents that Vata dosha is imbalanced. On the other hand, if pitta dosha is imbalanced then your hair may change colour from black to brown or grey. You may also notice baldness. And if there is an imbalance in Kapha dosha then the hair may become too greasy or oily.
Toxins present in our body imbalances doshas and these vitiated doshas lead to hair fall.
Hair Care with proven Ayurvedic Remedies
Ayurveda includes procedures that eliminate toxins from our bodies. It also provides other treatments which help not only in controlling hair fall but also are the solutions to other hair problems.
1. Shirolepa (Hair pack)
This is the solution to your common hair problems. It helps in coping with dandruff, split ends, Frizzy hair, and hair fall.
Herbs according to your need are used to make a paste and this paste is applied over your head. This cools your head and improves blood circulation. Moreover, this remedy is tremendously effective against insomnia and headache.
You can prepare hair packs at your home too. You can have a look at this one.
2. Shiro Abhyanga
Abhyanga refers to massage.
Here, the head is massaged with medicated oils. This nourishes the scalp and roots of the hair. Also, this therapy gives a cooling effect on your head and nourishes the nerve endings.
This is also an effective remedy for your hair loss and managing stress.
• Shirodhara: Derived from the words ‘Shiro’ ( head) and ‘Dhara’ ( flow). This Ayurvedic therapy is a solution for your hair loss as it increases blood flow and increases hair growth.
In this, a medicated liquid, usually a buttermilk or oil is poured over the head. This also relieves stress and improves the quality of your sleep which are one of the major causes of hair loss.
This panchakarma therapy enhances the growth of hairs by nourishing the hair follicles. In nasya, medicated liquids generally ‘taila’ ( oil) is poured into both nostrils.
4. Hair cleaners
Are you aware of the fact that you can clean your hair without using shampoo or other chemicals? Yes, you heard it right. There are several natural hair cleaners that act as a saviour for your hair.
Shikakai and reetha: Shikakai is a natural hair cleaner that is helpful against the oily scalp. On the other hand, if your hair is dry or frizzy you can use shikakai and reetha combining them with hibiscus and amla.
5. Aloe vera
Almost everyone is aware of this magical herb which can be used for your hair too.
You can use Aloe Vera’s gel over your scalp and then wash it off. This can help you in cooling your scalp and will be an effective remedy against itching, redness and bumps on the scalp.
Apart from these, you can also use hibiscus leaves, besan, yoghurt and many more as hair cleaners.
There are plenty of herbs that can be used to take care of your hair. Curry leaves, Indian gooseberry, hibiscus, harsingar, Fenugreek seeds, sesame seeds, bhringraj, and many more can be used for the same.
For improving your hair health, you can rely on natural sources and treatments. Using too many chemicals will ultimately give you a bad result. Try the above-mentioned remedies and holistic approach to get beautiful and healthy hair.
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