Ayurvedic teachings say that hair can tell a lot about a person’s body health as a whole and is the reflection of a nourished body. The health of the hair is affected by the care we give and our lifestyle. Factors like dosha type, your age, and hormonal fluctuations will also affect your hair look. If you follow these simple Ayurvedic tips you can maintain the health of precious locks.
A Healthy Diet for Healthy Hair
According to Ayurveda, our body’s health is inextricably linked to food and digestion. A dull and lifeless hair is due to
- Poor nutrition,
- Irregular meals,
- An unbalanced diet
- Hormonal Imbalances or Deficiencies
What do you need to do?
Nourishment of your body’s bone tissue and fat tissue is obtained by following a dietary routine. Food items likely to use are:
- fresh coconut,
- Olive oil
- spices that promote digestion such as fenugreek, turmeric, cumin
Care for your hair with Natural products
Shampoos and conditioners contain a chemical called Sodium lauryl sulfate that over time damages the hair. Herbal shampoos have to be chosen that are healthier for hair. clorine free water has to be chosen.
Use Warm Oil to massage your scalp
Hair growth can be promoted by massaging your scalp that will induce blood flow to the hair and nourish the follicles. Hair growth can also be stimulated by warm herbal massage oil. Massaging once or twice in a week has to be followed for dry hair.
Ayurvedic tip for dandruff
Dandruff can be removed by massaging your scalp gently with a few drops of lemon juice and base oils or neem oil. Leave it for an hour or a half and then wash it off.
Keep Stress in Check
Hair becomes unhealthy, prematurely grey and growth is disrupted by excess stress. Exercise, yoga asanas , meditation, and other stress-releasing activities helps to keep your stress levels in check, maintain a healthy mindset that in turn will promote healthy hair growth.
Recommended Hair Care Products by Shesha Ayurveda
Neeli Bringadi Intensive Hair Oil : Shesha Ayurveda Neeli Bringadi Intensive Hair Oil uses premium quality Grade 1 Extra Virgin Coconut oil (from Kerala) for the manufacturing process. This intensive hair oil is formulated without any artificial colors, parabens, sulphates, essential oils, perfumes etc.
NO ESSENTIAL OILS ARE USED IN THE FORMULATION. What you experience is the real aroma of natural herbs.
Based on Authentic Ayurvedic reference Sahasrayogam, Our Neelibringadi hair oil is made of Indigo (Nilini), Bhringraj, Balloon Vine (Indravalli), Virgin Coconut Oil (premium quality Grade 1), Liquorice (Yashtimadhu), Indian gooseberry (amla), Rosary Pea Root (Kakadantika), Indian Barberry (Daruharidra), Coconut milk, Milk – Cows Milk, Goat’s Milk, Bufallo’s Milk & Camphor
Extra Virgin Coconut Oil : Most people believe that Cold Pressed coconut oil is the best because, it is the most readily and commercially available VCO. Shesha Ayurveda now makes available, a grade of VCO so high that you can experience the full efficacy of its healing properties without worrying about quality and also in a shorter period of time. Shesha Ayurveda Cold Processed Extra VCO is extracted from fresh coconut milk without any chemical processes, it is the purest form of coconut oil, water white in color. ‘Absolutely No Heat’ involved in the process making it India’s best VCO
Nilini Ayurvedic Hair Color Kit : Shesha Ayurveda has come up with Nilini Ayurvedic Hair Color Kit, an all-natural hair color kit ie no synthetic chemicals have been added to nilini. Along with giving your hair a natural black color, it also provides a shine. Importantly it does not make your hair rough. Shesha Ayurveda Nilini Ayurvedic Hair Color Kit contains Neer Brahmi, Aloe Vera, Blue Indigo flower powder, Amla, Coconut shell powder (coconut shell soaked in castor oil and fried using steel vessel with full heat), Curry leaves, Henna leaves, Hibiscus leaves.
Deva Thali Sulphate and Paraben Free Shampoo : A gentle herbal Cleanser enriched with the natural goodness of Hibiscus, Shikakai and Henna.
Kesh Samraksha : Kesh Samraksha is a 100% soap free hair wash powder, cleanses hair effectively without any harsh effects to the hair or scalp , Use kesh samraksha mixed with curd as a hair pack once a week for best results.
Devathali Leaf Soap : This is a refreshing herbal soap with the nourishing goodness of betel leaves. Other than effectively removing impurities from hair, it maintains and balances hair moisture.