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Top Herbs For Healthy Hair

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Almost all of us desire healthy and lustrous hair. Hair is one of the main features that highlights one's overall look and makes anyone look more alluring. Healthy, long hair is a dream for most women. However, sadly, due to changes in weather, improper lifestyle habits, poor health conditions, it is impossible to maintain healthy lustrous lengthy hair.

Pollutants present in the environment, regular usage of harsh chemicals, straighting and blow drying the hair damages the hair follicles and makes it look dull and lifeless. To treat this problem, we in turn go for products that again damage our hair further without our knowledge. Therefore, it is advisable to use only those products that don't harm your tresses and are gentle.

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Natural ingredients work their best to tackle hair problems. There are a handful of home remedies that work great in combating all sorts of hair problems, including dandruff, hair loss and premature greying of hair. These remedies effectively help in getting rid of all sorts of hair problems and provide natural healthy and shiny hair.

In this article, we at Boldsky are listing out some of the natural ingredients that you can use to maintain a healthy and lustrous hair. Read on to know more about it.


Aloe Vera

The magical herb aloe vera is used in various hair care and skin care products, due to its soothing and healing properties. Apply some amount of aloe vera gel on the scalp. Leave it overnight and rinse your hair the next morning. Aloe vera is known to provide relief from dandruff and dry hair.



Both leaves and flowers of the hibiscus plant are effective in treating hair loss. It deeply nourishes the hair and works as a natural hair conditioner. It even fights dandruff and hair loss. Hibiscus can be applied on to the scalp once a week to get the desired results.



Holy basil has antiseptic and antibacterial properties associated with it. It can be used as a hair pack to treat several hair problems. Grind some basil leaves along with neem leaves. Apply this paste on to the scalp. Leave it for sometime and rinse with normal water.


Curry Leaves

Curry leaves are yet another herb that promote healthy hair growth. It darkens the hair colour, induces hair growth and treats hair loss. Paste of curry leaves can be applied to the hair once a week for best results.



Amla, popularly known as Indian gooseberry, is efficient in making the hair thicker and shinier. It also prevents premature greying of hair. The high amount of vitamin C present in it induces hair growth.


Fenugreek Seeds

Fenugreek seeds are known to nourish the scalp. It not only adds shine to the hair, but also combats hair fall, dandruff and other scalp-related problems, including premature greying of hair. Apply fenugreek paste on to the scalp, once a week, to maintain healthy hair.

Read more about: hair, aloevera, hibiscus, dandruff, herbs
Story first published: Wednesday, November 25, 2015, 6:45 [IST]
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