Healthy luscious hair is every girl's dream. You tend to do everything possible to get healthy, shiny hair. Did you know that certain home remedies can be a solution to most of your hair problems? 

Curry leaves are used in a variety of Indian dishes to add flavour, aroma and taste to your dishes, but did you know that it can also do wonders for your hair?

Yes! The curry leaves from your backyard can benefit your hair in more than one way. Here let’s find out the benefits of curry leaves and how they can give you the hair of your dreams. 

Benefits of Curry Leaves For Your Hair:

1. Treats Damaged Hair

Due to excess pollution and chemicals in artificial hair products, hair follicles may become clogged, resulting in dull, damaged and weak hair. This may also cause hair loss

Curry leaves are very effective since it assists in the scalp restoration process, helping the hair follicles breathe and making them stronger. 

You can make it into a paste and apply it directly onto the scalp. It helps in repairing the roots and thus helps the hair grow faster and stronger. Regular application makes your hair look visibly fuller and better. 

2. Reduces Hair Fall and Thinning

Hair loss can occur due to improper diet, nutritional deficiencies and even improper combing techniques. Curry leaves are a rich source of beta-carotene and proteins, which can reduce hair loss and increase hair growth. 

They also contain amino acids and antioxidants that can strengthen the hair follicles and moisturize the scalp. Curry leaves help in regenerating dormant hair follicles and regrow new hair. 

You can mix other ingredients such as castor oil and onion juice into the curry leaf mixture and apply it to the scalp. Leave it for about 15 to 20 minutes and wash it off with a mild shampoo. 

3. Prevents Premature Hair Greying

Premature greying occurs due to genetic build-up, stress, alcohol and smoking. Curry leaves are a rich source of antioxidants and vitamin B, which help restore your natural hair colour. 

It helps preserve the natural pigments of the hair and thus prevents premature greying. You can either consume curry leaves or apply oil infused with curry leaves. You can massage the oil on your scalp for 10 minutes, leave it for around 30 minutes or overnight and then wash it off.  

Ways you can use curry leaves:

  • Hair Tonic. Combine fresh curry leaves and coconut oil in a bowl. Boil together, until you see the black residue forming. Cool, and apply it directly onto the scalp. Leave it on for an hour, wash with a mild shampoo. 

    Apply twice a week and you’ll see the difference in 15 days. Coconut oil is great for the hair, and in a mixture, with curry leaves, it stimulates hair growth. This tonic can also prevent greying of hair. 
  • Hair Mask. Take some curry leaves, and crush them to make a paste. Mix this paste with yoghurt and massage it on your hair. Leave it on for about 20 to 25 minutes and wash with a mild shampoo. 

    Apply every week to see results in hair growth. This can also make your hair shiny, bouncy and smooth.
  • Curry Leaves Tea. Boil curry leaves in water, squeeze a lime and add sugar to it. You can drink this tea regularly for the best results. This will increase hair growth, and make your hair shiny. It’s also great for digestion! 

So get ready to slay that hair!


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