Ayurveda part two

Hello again curlies!
 In an  Ayurvedic hair care regimen
you must have discipline and do treatments consistently for best results. If you are able to incorporate the practices faithfully then you are on your way to having healthy hair. I plan to try and do a treatment at least once a week.



 Ayurvedic products include natural herbs and oils that help to thicken and strengthen the hair.
Here’s a few of the most commonly used Ayurvedic items for hair and a few of their benefits:

    Henna
        Natural way to color hair with red tones
        Conditions, thickens and strengthens hair
        Increases shine
        Loosens curl pattern
        Reduces split ends
        Alleviates dandruff and kills lice.
Amla
    Strengthens roots
    Defines curl pattern
    Promotes hair growth
    Strengthens hair
    Tones down the red in henna treatments and darkens hair
    Is a natural astringent

Neem
    Promotes smooth, shiny hair
    Anti-fungal, anti-bacterial
    Alleviates scalp ailments like psoriasis, eczema
    Astringent
    Kills lice

Brahmi
    Strengthens roots
    Darkens hair
    Makes the hair denser and shinier
    Delays grey hairs
    Reduces hair loss
    Controls dandruff and treats eczema and psoriasis

Bhringraj
    Encourages hair growth
    Reduces hair loss
    Reduces shed
    Delays grey hair

Shikakai
    Cleanses hair
    pH balanced
    Detangles hair
    Strengthens roots
    Prevents dandruff
    Increases bounciness and silkiness of hair

Indigo
    Mixed with henna creates brown, black and blue tones in hair

Fenugreek ( Methi) seeds
   This natural herb boasts of very potent seeds that help treat balding, hair fall and thinning of hair. Not only is methi effective in treating baldness, but it is also beneficial in preventing dandruff.

Aloe Vera Gel - Promotes hair growth, balance PH level, heals scalp, imparts sheen, light conditioning properties, nourishes hair follicles, and scalp.

Bentonite Clay:  This clay works wonders for cleansing the scalp and producing healthy shiny hair. When combined with Aloe Vera Gel and Apple Cider Vinegar, it makes a wonderful natural clarifying shampoo.

Tips:
For maximum softness, I recommend doing Pre-Shampoo treatments before applying any type cleansing mixture [because the  treatments has a tendency to be a bit drying]. Simply oil your hair thoroughly with Coconut Oil, cover with a plastic cap, and allow to sit for about an hour [or more if possible], then rinse w/lukewarm water.
There are sooooo many herbs and natural remedies to choose from for great hair so do your research and find what works for you!

What Ayurvedic practices do you incorporate in your regimen?

Please take note that information is from websites based on Ayurveda  and  product contents also, I ask about these products when I purchase them as well. This page is not advice, it's my own hair care routines and findings. Much blessings and love to you beautiful curlies!

Until next time,
Stay Natural....Stay Magical
Xo Xo - Marlene Louw

Popular Posts