What is Bhringraj?
Bhringaraj herb is said to be the “King of Herbs” in the Ayurveda, because of its medicinal properties. The other name of this plant is False Daisy. It grows very well in moist places. There are two types of bhringraj plants, one gives yellow flowers and another one has white flowers. Both are used in hair care remedies, but white-flowered bhringaraj is most preferred in the hair regime.
Bhringraj Oil Benefits For Hair:
To prevent premature grey hairs:
It has darkening and antioxidant properties, which helps to prevent hair greying. Regular usage of bhringraj oil or hair masks benefits to reverse grey hair.
It boosts hair growth:
Massaging false daisy oil to your scalp can raise blood circulation. So it stimulates hair growth.
To prevent dandruff:
This plant has moisturizing and hydrating properties, especially when mixed with some natural oil, which helps to treat dandruff and scalp-related problems.
It treats scalp infection:
The anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties in bhringraj help to treat all kinds of scalp infections. This oil is considered a home remedy for treating scalp ringworm, itchiness, and scalp psoriasis problems.
Prevents hair fall:
Bhringraj oil helps to strengthen hair follicles and stops hair fall quickly. Brhingraj has cooling qualities, that reduce stress and stress-related hair fall.
It treats baldness:
It helps to treat baldness it is used frequently. Massage this oil before going to your bed for better blood circulation in the hair roots, it will provide the required nutrients to nurture hair growth.
Adds shine on dry hairs:
This oil conditions the hair very well. As they treat split ends naturally, give a good life to your damaged, dry and lifeless hair by giving good shine and nourishment.
Best for headache:
Giving a warm and gentle massage with this oil is the best home remedy for headaches. To treat headache problems just give a warm oil massage to your forehead and scalp, very soon you will get the feeling of calmness.
How To Prepare Bhringraj Hair Oil At Home?
Bhringraj oil can be seen in its unmixed form or mixed with other herbs like hibiscus, aloe vera, tulsi, curry leaves, etc. Many brands are selling this oil in the markets or online. But you can prepare this oil at home very easily. Let’s jump to the recipe.
- A handful of fresh or dried bhringraj leaves (or, bhringraj powder- 3 tablespoons)
- Coconut oil or sesame oil (as per your wish) – 1 cup
- Fenugreek seeds – 2 tablespoons
- Clean and wash fresh bhringraj leaves and coarsely chop them.
- Take iron Kadai and pour the coconut or sesame oil and heat up in low flame.
- After few minutes, add coarsely chopped bhringraj leaves or powder whatever you have taken, continue boiling for 5 minutes.
- Next, add fenugreek seeds to the Kadai and boil for 4-5 minutes.
- Now switch off the gas flame and allow the mixture to cool down.
- Finally, filter the concoction and use this pure oil on your hair to get stronger and thicker hair.
How to use this oil?
If you want to apply this oil to your hair, then take the required amount of oil in a bowl, and first, detangle your hair. section your hair and apply it to your scalp and full hair with a gentle massage. Allow it to sit for 1 hour and rinse off with mild shampoo. Use this oil twice a week to notice immediate changes in your hair.
Bhringraj oil is extracted from these leaves and blended with some carrier oil which is very effective for hair growth, to prevent hair loss, prematurely greying hair, dandruff, etc. I used this oil and got excellent changes in my hair. Use this natural hair oil to get long and healthy hair.