Ayurveda & hair care

Hair care types & treatment

Normal hair

Cause

Is not excessively dry and needs washing about every few days

Cleaning

Preferably use a henna tulsi shampoo or natural wash. Blot your hair with a towel do not rub because wet hair stretches and is more vulnerable.

Conditioning

Use a cream-rinse conditioner to make hair easy to manage.

Dry hair

Cause

Is due to diet deficiency in the essential proteins and vitamins. The hair looks limp, becomes less elastic and is more susceptible to breakage and damage.

Cleaning

Avoid strong action shampoos preferably massage your hair with warm olive oil or almond oil. Coconut & rosemary shampoo are good for dry hair. They gently clean and enhance the moisture content in the hair making them manageable, shiny & healthy.

Oily hair

Cause

Is due to excess of fat and starch in food the hair appears lank, dark and coarse.

Cleaning

The hair has to be washed as frequently as it gets dirty and oily
Use of herbal shampoo which has herbs like amla, shikakai & bramhi is ideal.

Conditioning

Preferably use an oil free conditioner and avoid scalp stimulation through over brushing. Rosemary and coconut gently conditions the hair.

Combination

Cause

Is not excessively dry and needs washing about every few days

Cleaning

A protein shampoo is ideal as soyabean extracts strengthens and nourishes lifeless, thin & delicate hair.

Conditioning

Condition the ends of your hair to give it bounce.

Natural treasure for hair

Amla

Emblica Officianlis A hair tonic of traditional recipe for hair growth and pigmentation. Enhances hair growth – is a rich source of vitamin C and gives cooling effect on the scalp.

Almond oil

Prunus amygdalus It has a nutritional and conditional effect on hair.

Shankh Pushpi

Herpestis Monniera It is a nerving tonic. Relieves mental tension and stimulates the hair root tips for enhanced hair growth.

Methi

Trigonella foenum graceum
A hair tonic, retards hair fall and encourages growth of healthy hair.

Bramhi

Bacopa monnieri
It is a nerving tonic. Relieves mental tension and stimulates the hair root tips for enhanced hair growth.

Sandalwood Oil

Santalum album
It relieves mental tension and has a cooling effect on the scalp. Also anti-fungal and anti-septic.

Methi

Azadirachita indica
It is anti-fungal and is very useful for retarding dandruff.

Aritha

Sapindus mukoross
Removes dandruff, promotes hair growth and makes hair soft and silky.

Tulsi

Ocimum sanctum
Antiseptic and a natural astringent.

Shikakai

(Acacia concinna) a natural astringent. Clears dandruff and the dirt accumulated on the scalp . It strengthens hair roots.