Become your own hair doctor with the homemade Ayurvedic hair oils

Ayurvedic treatments are the preferred choice for many women for hair care. It is because they incorporate only natural ingredients and have proved to be an effective cure for all hair related things, since ancient times.

With hair, it is only two things: the quality – soft, shiny and silky hair and the quantity – thick and long hair. Following are the best Ayurveda suggested hair oils that can be used to prevent hair fall, greying of hair, promote new follicles to enhance hair growth, and fast hair growth. These oils are consummate of all hair related care and treatment.

1. Coconut hair oil

Thanks to our mothers and grandmothers who have been constantly pushing us to use coconut hair oil. It not only makes the hair soft and shiny but also supplies enough strength and nutrients to the hair.


  • Fresh or Dried coconut


  • Cut open a coconut and remove the white flesh
  • Grind the flesh and allow it to rest on a cheesecloth
  • Strain the liquid into a container
  • Refrigerate the liquid until it separates into 2
  • The upper part of the liquid is the oil that you can blend with curry leaves, aloe vera, olive oil, etc to reap the benefits

2. Bhringraj hair oil

Bhringraj means “king of herbs.” This oil promotes hair growth by reversing balding. It can also be used to stop premature graying. It has a soothing effect when applied to the scalp and helps insomniacs sleep peacefully.


  • Bhringraj paste or dried powder
  • Coconut oil


  • Heat the coconut oil in a pan
  • Add Bhringraj – either in powder or a paste – to the oil
  • Stir the oil on a low flame
  • Once the color mildly changes, then store it a bottle

3. Amla hair oil

Amla is an ayurvedic solution for hair fall, premature greying and effective treatment for cleaning blood and curing indigestion. This hair conditioner ingredient enhances scalp health by dealing with dandruff and scalp aggravation. You can mix with shikakai to make it a natural dye that will shade your hair to a natural brown color.


  • 2 tsp Amla powder
  • 1 tsp Fenugreek powder
  • 1 cup Coconut oil


  • Blend the amla with fenugreek
  • Add coconut oil in the mixture until it forms a paste
  • Stir this paste on low heat
  • When the paste turns brown, turn off the stove

4. Tulsi hair oil

The scalp’s health influences the hair’s health. For problems like bumps, dry scalp, dandruff, hair fall, Tusli oil is the remedy. This oil prevents all scalp problems and helps in overall hair maintenance.


  • 2 handful bunch of Tulsi leaves
  • ½ cup Coconut oil
  • 3-5 Fenugreek
  • Decent amount of corn kernels


  • Grind 2 bunch of tulsi leaves into a seemingly fine paste
  • Mix the paste with the coconut oil and heat it at a low flame
  • Add corn kernels and fenugreek to the mixture when it starts to boil
  • Once the corn kernels pop, turn off the stove and strain the mixture

5. Curry leaves hair oil

This ayurvedic hair secret is an ancient remedy for a damaged scalp, dry hair root, hair loss, and in the hair health overall. This hair oil will stimulate hair growth, keep the hair shiny and silky.


  • ½ cup curry leaves
  • ½ cup Coconut oil


  • Blend curry leaves and coconut oil in a pan.
  • Bring the mixture to a boil until the residue is formed.
  • Allow the mixture cool for a while.
  • Then apply the black residue to your scalp.

6. Neem hair oil

Neem is in use to treat skin conditions and hair related problems since ancient times. Proper use of neem strengthens the root and improves blood circulation that promotes hair growth. Neem works wonders for lice and dandruff. The oil treats any kind of foreign particles on the scalp and promotes healthy hair growth, thus keeping the hair fresh.


  • 1 cup dried neem leaves
  • 1 cup coconut oil
  • 2 dried amla


  • Grind the neem leaves to a paste
  • Heat the coconut oil on the pan and add the neem leaves paste
  • Boil the mixture until the color changes mildly
  • The amla can be cut into small chunks or added as a powder to the mixture
  • Strain the liquid and store the oil

7. Hibiscus hair oil

Hibiscus has properties that prevent hair fall and dandruff. It makes the hair thicker. Whilst you can use any hibiscus flower, red ones are the most recommended.


  • 5 fresh hibiscus flowers with leaves
  • Coconut oil
  • 3 tulsi leaves (optional)


  • Add the chopped flowers and leaves with coconut oil into a pan
  • Stir the mixture on a low heat
  • Add 3 tulsi leaves when the smoke starts
  • Turn off the stove and strain the oil

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