Hair fall and related problems are the never-ending vicious cycle. But, there is nothing to worry as there is light at the end of the dark tunnel and Ayurvedic home recipes can help you to get rid of most hair related issues that you face.
Ayurvedic treatment for hair breakage and split ends is the trendy choice among women facing hair loss and damage issues as Ayurveda incorporate all-natural ingredients and have been a practical solution for most of the hair related problems since ancient times.
Ayurvedic Treatment For Hair Breakage And Split Ends
According to Ayurveda, Pitta Dosha is the main culprit behind most of the hair related problems that usually women face. Pitta stands for digestion and metabolism of our body. Ayurveda says that anxiety, stress and unhealthy eating habits generally leads to Pitta Dosha and that further leads to hair loss, hair breakage, split ends etc. Excessive consumption of meat, alcohol, spicy and fried foods, tea, coffee etc. causes an imbalance in Pitta.
Apart from the Pitta Dosha, other reasons for hair related problems as mentioned in Ayurveda are lack of sleep, hormonal imbalance, stress, intoxicating substances, unhealthy diets, dandruff, fungal infections, and diseases like diabetes and lupus. So, the Ayurvedic treatments target all these core issues to repair your hair and prevent the damages.
Below is a list of 5 Ayurvedic home recipes that can help in the treatment for hair breakage and split ends.
5 Ayurvedic Home Recipe Based Treatment For Hair Breakage And Split Ends
#1 Bhringraj – “The Herbal King” Hair Mask
Bhringraj is the King Of Herbs. It helps to promote hair growth and has been used in Ayurveda to reverse balding. Bhringraj can be an effective treatment for hair breakage and split ends. It also prevents premature greying. It is generally available as an oil or in powder form.
Bhringraj is also known to help insomniacs to be calm and sleep better. Here is how to make Bhringraj paste or mask for damaged hair and split ends treatment.
You Will Need:
Bhringraj leaves or 5 to 6 tablespoons of Bhringraj Dried powder.
How To Prepare The Mask And Apply?
Step 1: Start by blending the Bhringraj leaves with sufficient water to form the paste. If you don’t have leaves, then mix 5 to 6 tablespoons of Bhringraj powder with an appropriate amount of water to form the paste.
Step 2: Apply the Bhringraj paste to your hair and scalp and then leave it for 20 to 30 minutes.
Step 3: Wash your hair with any hair friendly herbal shampoo.
Try doing this mask once per week.
#2 Ashwagandha And Dried Amla Powder Hair Mask
Ashwagandha, also called as Indian Winter Cherry, is an amazing herb that can be used in hair treatment for damaged hair and split ends. Ashwagandha is among one of the most commonly used herbal ingredients for treating hair fall and other hair related problems.
Did you know that Cortisol is the main culprit behind hair loss and hair growth issues? When applied to scalp and hair, Ashwagandha and Amla with its moisture content and Vitamin C, maintains the cortisol levels, prevent hair loss and bring back the natural shine to your hair.
Ashwagandha and Amla hair mask is an excellent home recipe that stimulates the melanin production and can help you to get rid of dandruff as well.
Here is how to prepare Ashwagandha and Amla mask for damaged hair and split ends.
Step 1: Take 3 tablespoons of dried Amla powder and Ashwagandha powder.
Step 2: Add 6 tablespoons of water to it and mix all the ingredients in a bowl to form the thick paste.
Step 3: Apply this paste to your scalp and hair. Leave it for 30 minutes and then wash off with herbal shampoo.
You can use this mask weekly see noticeable results.
#4 The Aromatic Jatamansi Essential Oil Massage
It is called Muskroot in Ayurveda. Jatamansi is known for its blood purification abilities. It also enhances the blood circulation and thus improves the overall nourishment to your scalp to boost hair growth and fight other hair related problems that usually women face.
Jatamansi is another name in the list which can be used in the treatment for hair breakage and split ends. It’s hair healing properties makes it an ideal herbal ingredient that can be used as a hair mask for damaged hair and split ends.
Here is how to prepare the oil blend:
Step 1: Start by adding 5 or 6 drops of Jatamansi oil to 2 or 3 tablespoons of Carrier oil.
Step 2: Combine both the oils to create an oil blend and then apply the oil blend to your scalp and hair.
Step 3: Now start massaging the oil into your scalp for around 20 minutes.
Step 4: Next, apply oil from the root of your hair to its tips and then leave it for another 30 minutes.
Step 5: Wash your hair with shampoo and lukewarm water.
Massage your scalp and hair thrice a week with Jatamansi Essential Oil for better results.
Here is a youtube video link to make things easier: Homemade JATAMANSI(Nardostachys) Oil
#5 Hot Ayurvedic Oil Massage
A hot Ayurvedic oil massage using either Bhringraj, Arnica, Sesame or any other herb oil helps improve blood circulation and rejuvenates the hair follicles. This enhances the blood circulation in your scalp and strengthens the roots of your hair.
With regular hot oil Ayurvedic massage you can expect improvements in length and volume of your hair. Also, hot oil treatments can reduce hair breakage and split ends and can also be used as a hair mask for damaged hair and split ends.
Here is the recipe:
Step 1: Take 3 tablespoons of Ayurvedic oil or blends of oil and heat until the oil gets slightly warm.
Step 2: Massage the warm Ayurvedic oil blend into your scalp for around 20 minutes.
Step 3: Apply oil from root to the tips of your hair and then leave it for another 30 minutes.
Step 4: Wash your hair with lukewarm water and any herbal shampoo.
Applying hot Ayurvedic oil three times a week can help prevent split ends, dandruff, and shedding.