Improves circulation and controls premature hair greying. In traditional Indian medicine, all parts of the plant are used in various Ayurvedic medicine and herbal preparations. Amla is a very important ingredient in ancient Ayurveda, and the fruit aids in several aspects related to health and well-being. Right from the bark of the Amla or the Indian Gooseberry tree, to the leaves and the fruit, the entire plant is useful for several medicinal purposes. It is popularly used in making shampoos, since the cooling effect of the fruit provides natural nourishment and soothing the dry scalps; Amla also prevents premature greying of the hair.
Improves luster, prevents discoloration, breakage and split ends. With additional health properties, the hibiscus has a name for itself in the traditional system of Indian medicine Ayurveda. The roots of the hibiscus plant are used to make various concoctions believed to cure ailments such as cough, hair loss or hair greying. For hair treatment, a medicated hair oil is made by boiling the flowers in hot oil. The leaves and flowers are ground into a fine paste with a little water, and the resulting lathery paste is used as a shampoo plus conditioner.
Enriches hair protein and combats hair fall. Revered as an elixir of life, Tulasi is cultivated for religious and medicinal purposes, and for its essential oil. It is widely known across India as a medicinal plant and a herbal tea, commonly used in Ayurveda, and has an important role within the Hindu tradition, in which devotees perform worship involving holy basil plants or leaves. The cool factor in Tulasi leaves are used to enrich hair and fight hairfall; and not only that, it tends to show instant results.
Cleanses, conditions, and nourishes hair naturally. Shikakai has been used traditionally for hair care in the Indian Subcontinent since ancient times. Shikakai can be literally translated to “fruit for the hair”. Although mild in its usage, and does not produce all that much lather, it is considered to be a great cleanser. Shikakai does not strip hair of its natural oils because of its low pH. Usually, after washing off hair with Shikakai, no conditioner is needed since it acts as a natural detangler. An infusion of the plant’s leaves have been used in anti-dandruff preparations.
Reduces hair fall, strengthens and improves hair texture. The Brahmi plant is named after the Hindi God of creation, Brahma for its various uses in many fields of Indian traditional medicine, Ayurveda. It is used in ancient treatment for epilepsy and asthma. It is also used as medicine for ulcers, tumors, inflammations, leprosy, anemia and gastroenteritis. With its natural substance, Brahmi is used as a natural aid for anti-hairfall and strengthens the texture of the hair alongside improving it.
A natural cure for dandruff, relieves dry and itchy scalp. Neem has been used in India for over two millennia for its medicinal properties. Neem products are believed to be antibiotic, antifungal, antibacterial and antiviral by many practitioners of Ayurveda. It is a major component of siddha medicine, Ayurvedic medicine and Unani medicine as well. Neem oil is used to maintain healthy hair, and many properties of the plant help rid dandruff and itchy scalp by cleaning it on the surface preserving natural oils.
A hair tonic that balances scalp pH, and leaves hair feeling healthy and shiny. Aloe Vera extracts have been used in the cosmetics and alternative medicine industries, being marketed as having properties that rejuvenates, heals, and soothes. As a natural moisturizer, it is an anti-irritant to the scalp of the hair. Its moisturizing properties make it balance the pH level of the scalp and helps keep hair loose and shiny.
Maintains natural hair color, promotes hair growth, shine, and health. It is an intensely aromatic amber coloured essential oil which since ancient times has been used as a perfume and medicine in various religious contexts. The incense quality of the plant along with its medicinal factors helps maintain the health and appearance of the hair--especially the colour. Alongside this, Jatamansi promotes hair growth adding to the shine and lustre of the strands.
Treats hair fall, hairless, and dry hair. Often used in Indian cuisine, methi is a plant that has been a part of the Indian culture since long ages. With intensive healing properties, methi does not stop with just food but extends its aids in medicinal usage as well. The characteristics in the plant help it detangle sharp and tough hair and treats dry hair in a holistic manner. Methi is also used as a hair supplement to enhance hair growth.
Treats lice and prevents hair thinning with conditioning aid. Aritha plant has several names and the most popular of them all must be soapnut. The soapnut fruit has a soapy texture like its name suggests, and is used to make fine quality shampoos, detergents and handwash too! With its detergent like properties, it prevents lice and ticks from damaging the scalp, and is a natural hair thinner. Soapnut does not require any conditioner since it conditions the hair on its own.
Is a cosmetic hair dye and a natural producer of lustre and shine for hair. Henna has been used in the Indian tradition from a long time because of its natural coloring properties and as a hair dye. Henna has cooling and cleansing properties alongside coloring characteristics that make it a fine replacement for chemical shampoos. Alongside a rich reddish color, the hair becomes softer and more lustrous with its usage.