5 Herbal Oil Formulations to Arrest Hair Fall and Promote Growth

Do you struggle with hair fall? If so, then you know how frustrating it is to not have your hair the way that you want it. There are many reasons for this, but one of the most common causes is using harsh shampoos and other chemicals on your scalp. Herbal oils can help promote healthy growth while also arresting hair fall caused by these products! When you prepare your oils at home, you are sure that the herbs and oils used are of highest quality and there are no adulterants or chemicals in them.

In this blog post, we will talk about 5 different oil formulations that might be perfect for your scalp. Try all of them and note your observations which one you prefer over the others. Your scalp and skin have your own unique chemistry and you may prefer one herbal oil concoction over the other.

Quick Tips:

  1. Never directly heat or boil your herbs infused oil. Always use a double-boiler.
  2. The ideal herbs to oil ratio is 1:2. If you are taking 1 cup of herbs, then add 2 cups of oil to the herbs.
  3. Always make sure the the bottle in which you are preparing your oils or placing in the double boiler is sealed with an air-tight cap.

Herbal Oil #1: With Neem and Brahmi

Ingredients

  • Coconut oil – 250 ml
  • Camphor (small piece),
  • Neem Oil – 15 drops
  • Brahmi Powder – 50 gms

Directions

  1. Take a sterilized glass bottle, 250 ml coconut oil.
  2. Add the camphor, neem oil, brahmi powder, and mix well. Place the sealed bottle in a double-boiler at a low flame.
  3. Let this mixture simmer for around 30 minutes so that all the herbs are infused in the oil.
  4. Turn off the heat and let the mixture cool down.
  5. Once cooled, strain the oil and keep it in an airtight glass jar. Alternately, you can keep the infused oil in the sunlight for a few days. Use this recipe twice a week for best results.

Herbal Oil #2: With Fenugreek and Rosemary

This recipe is perfect for those who have a dry scalp and are looking for something that will help moisturize it while also promoting hair growth. The fenugreek and rosemary in this recipe will do just that!

Ingredients

  • Coconut oil – 100 ml
  • Virgin Olive Oil: 150 ml
  • Fenugreek seeds – 50 gms
  • Rosemary leaves – 25 gms

Directions

  1. Start by roasting the fenugreek seeds in a pan until they are lightly browned.
  2. Let the seeds cool, then transfer to a grinder and grind to a fine consistency. Then, mix with the coconut oil, olive oil, and rosemary leaves in a bowl before transferring it to a thick sterilized glass bottle.
  3. Place the sealed glass bottle in a double boiler on a low heat. Let it simmer for around 30 minutes. The herbs should be steeping throughout this time.
  4. After this, strain the oil and let it cool before use.

Herbal Oil #3: With Henna, Amla and Lavender

This recipe contains herbs that are perfect for stimulating hair growth from the scalp. Henna and Amla help to condition your hair while keeping it naturally shiny! The lavender in this recipe is not only a great scent but also has many soothing properties as well. This combination of herbs is effective for eliminating itchiness from your scalp.

Ingredients

  • Coconut oil – 100 ml
  • Virgin Olive Oil: 150 ml
  • Henna leaves – 50 gms
  • Amla powder – 25 gms,
  • Lavender Buds– 15 gms

Directions

  1. Take a sterilized glass bottle, add 100 ml coconut oil, 150 ml virgin olive oil.
  2. Add the henna leaves, amla powder, and lavender flowers to the oils. Keep the bottle in sun for 2 days. If you are living in a place where there is no sun light, place the sealed bottle with oil and herbs in a double-boiler at a low flame. Let this mixture simmer for around 30 minutes so that all of the herbs are infused in the oil.
  3. After it has cooled, strain the oil and store in an air tight glass jar or bottle. This recipe can be used twice a week.

Herbal Oil #4: With Mint, Thyme and Cedarwood

This recipe is perfect for those who are looking for an invigorating scalp massage! The mint in this recipe will help cool your scalp while the thyme and cedarwood will stimulate the blood circulation on your scalp.

Ingredients

  • Coconut oil – 100 ml
  • Virgin Olive Oil: 150 ml
  • Thyme leaves – 25 gms
  • Mint leaves – 50 gms
  • Cedar wood essential oil- 15 drops

Directions

  1. Take a sterilized glass bottle, add 100 ml coconut oil, 150 ml virgin olive oil.
  2. Add thyme leaves, mint leaves, and 15 drops of cedarwood EO to the oils.
  3. Place the sealed glass bottle in a double boiler on a low heat. Let it simmer for around 30 minutes. The herbs should be steeping throughout this time. Alternately, keep the glass bottle in sunlight for two days.
  4. Remove from the boiler and after it has cooled, strain and use as a massage oil on your scalp twice a week.

Herbal Oil #5: With Tea Tree, Lavender and Peppermint

This recipe contains herbs that not only make this treatment great at stimulating hair growth but also help to keep you scalp healthy! The tea tree, lavender and peppermint in this recipe all have antibacterial and antifungal properties that will help to keep your scalp free from any infection.

Ingredients

  • Coconut oil – 100 ml
  • Virgin Olive Oil: 150 ml
  • Tea Tree Essential Oil – 15 drops
  • Lavender Essential Oil -15 drops
  • Peppermint essential oil – 15 drops

Directions

  1. Take a sterilized glass bottle, add the oils and essential oils.
  2. Shake well and use the oil. If the coconut oil is still solid, place the glass bottle in the double boiler for 2-3 minutes on a low heat.
  3. Once it has melted, remove immediately and shake well. The oil is ready to use.

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