01/11Here are a few herbs that may improve hair growth

Here are a few herbs that may improve hair growth

Your hair, like anything else, needs nourishment and care to grow healthily. Unfortunately, if you don't put in the time and a little effort you are more likely to experience hair fall and a lot of damage. One of the ways to nurse your hair back to health is by making good use of herbs.Their healing properties are found in a ton of shampoos and conditioners. However, using these herbs as a natural remedy can be extremely beneficial. Here are a few herbs you could try that may improve hair growth.

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02/11Methi

Methi

Methi works as one of the best conditioners for your hair. It improves blood circulation in the scalp which can help promote hair growth. Soak the seeds in water overnight and then grind them into a paste the next day. Apply this paste to your hair and leave it on for a bit before washing it off.

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03/11Bhringraj

Bhringraj

This herb has been used for centuries to treat scalp issues like hair loss and dry hair. Grind the leaves of this plant into a paste and apply it to your hair. Not only will it condition your hair but it will also add some shine and lustre.

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04/11Saw Palmetto

Saw Palmetto

This herb can also work wonders in preventing hair loss and can also encourage hair growth. It nourishes your hair and scalp and leaves you with amazing looking hair. While this is usually taken in the form of supplements, you can also rinse your hair with this herb-infused water.

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05/11Stinging Nettle

Stinging Nettle

Stinging Nettle contains properties that can do wonders for those suffering from hair loss as it contains properties that can treat the issue. Even though it does not promote hair regrowth, it can work to prevent hair loss. A study published in Phytomedicine and Therapeutics Journal found active compounds like agglutinin and lectin could be the reason for its powerful effect.

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06/11Burdock

Burdock

Burdock is loaded with fatty acids and phytosterol compounds that can help soothe an itchy scalp and treat hair loss. A University of Maryland Medical Center study found those with psoriasis who took fish oil that contained the same kind of fatty acids in burdock along with their medication had a better chance of improving their hair regrowth.

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07/11Lavender

Lavender

Lavender contains antibacterial properties that are super nourishing for the scalp. It can help treat issues like parasites and fungus. According to a study, conducted by a team from the University of Maryland Medical Center, lavender helped hair to regrow in participants with an autoimmune disease that causes hair to fall out. While it is popularly used in the form of essential oil, it can also be used to make tea.

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08/11Neem

Neem

Neem leaf hair pack works well as a conditioner as it thoroughly works on the scalp to get rid of excess oil or dryness. It also contains antibacterial properties. Meanwhile, neem oil promotes hair growth and works to strengthen the strands. If you suffer from an itchy scalp often, give this herb a try.

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09/11Horsetail

Horsetail

Horsetail stimulates blood circulation to the scalp, which helps in many ways. This will help to improve hair growth and strengthen your tresses. All you need is half a cup of horsetail herb and a cup of water. Let the herbs soak well before you apply the mixture all over your hair.

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10/11Brahmi

Brahmi

Using Brahmi on your hair can help to make it thick and healthy. It provides a lot of nourishment to the scalp and works to reduce hair fall. It also contains calming properties that can help reduce stress, which is a major cause for hair fall. All you need to is mix Brahmi powder with water and apply the mixture all over your hair and especially your scalp. Wash it off after an hour with a mild shampoo.

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