Ayurvedic herbs help improve blood circulation, disinfect your scalp and stimulate hair growth. Here’s a list of ayurvedic herbs for hair loss and help aid hair growth.
Ayurveda Herbal Treatments For Hair Loss
Prevents hair loss.
The best source of silica and helps keep hair strong and shiny.
Like Narasimha rasayanam, Chyavana prasam are effective for improving hair growth.
Bhringaraaja (Eclipta Prostrata)
Promotes hair growth on the head and reverses balding and premature graying. It helps to calm the mind promotes sound sleep.
Brahmi (Bacopa monnieri, waterhyssop, thyme-leafed gratiola, water hyssop, Indian pennywort)
Used along with curd it makes an excellent hair pack.
Indian gooseberry is packed with Vitamin C and loaded with antioxidants. In powdered form it can be mixed with henna, Brahmi powders along with curd to make a great hair pack.
A natural remedy against dandruff and lice and has blood purifying abilities. Use in powdered form with coconut oil or curd to massage the scalp.
Ritha (Sapindus mukorossi)
Natural soap nuts that can be used for cleaning hair without stripping off the natural oils. Use in powdered form to massage scalp and wash off thoroughly.
Ashwagandha (Withania Somnifera, Indian Ginseng, Poison gooseberry, Winter cherry)
A weakened immune system is one of the factors for hair loss. It makes you feel energized and healthier. It increases vigor and helps regrow lost hair.
10. Aromatic Jatamansi (Spikenard, Muskroot)
A common name for this herb in Ayurvedic medicine is Muskroot or the Indian Spikenard. It has the power to remove blood impurities as well as give a glowing complexion. You can either consume it in the form of a capsule (sticking to not more than 6mgs) or apply it directly on the scalp.
Methi is a commonly used herb in our households, an excellent remedy for hair growth. Grind some slightly dry roasted methi, make a paste of it in warm water depending on hair length and keep it on for 20 minutes before washing off.
Baheda/Vibhitak (Beleric Myrobala)
A superb hair vitaliser.
Kuth/Costus (Saussurea costus)
Removes bald spots. To get hair growth in bald spots, mix it with coconut oil and rub on the spot for two-three minutes. Then apply Mahabhringraj oil and keep for about an hour. Wash this off with an herbal shampoo.