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Struggling with hair loss? This DIY curry-leaf hair oil can help

Updated on:13 August 2020, 17:45pm IST
Using curry leaves for hair has plenty of benefits. This DIY curry leaves hair oil can work magic on your mane by boosting hair growth.
Chetna Pattnaik
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Trust curry leaves to stop your hair fall. Image courtesy: Shutterstock

Our hectic and stressful lifestyle has a direct impact on our body. And one of the easily-visible impacts happens to be hair loss. And no amount of salon treatments can put an end to it. But certain natural remedies can surely help. So let us introduce you to one of the easiest ways to boost hair growth and stop hair fall: curry leaves.

Rich in protein and beta-carotene which help fight hair loss, curry leaves or kadi patta also has antioxidants that prevent the scalp from accumulating dead follicles.

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 In fact, curry leaf hair oil has an array of hair benefits starting from controlling hair fall to treating premature greying of hair. And the best thing is that they are really easy to make at home. All you need is just two very easily available ingredients to make a hair growth oil at home.

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Coconut oil and a handful of curry leaves is all you need for longer and stronger hair. Image courtesy: Shutterstock

Here is how you can make curry leaves oil for hair at home
To make this oil at home, all you need is a cup of coconut oil and a handful of curry leaves.
1. Pour the coconut oil in a small vessel and add the curry leaves to it.
2. Heat a large bowl of water on the stove. Once warm, lower the heat and place the vessel with the oil in it. The idea is to indirectly heat the coconut oil.
3. Continue heating the heat until a black film doesn’t coat the oil. Once done, switch off the heat and let the oil cool a little.
4. Remove the curry leaves, and use this oil—along with the black residue—to your hair at least twice a week.

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Don’t give up on your hair. Rather, let curry leaves help you restore your crowning glory. GIF courtesy: Running Shadi via Giphy

These are the benefits of curry leaves for hair
*Curry leaf oil, when regularly massaged, nourishes the scalp and strengthens the hair follicles
*It can treat premature greying of the hair
*A good head massage with curry leaves hair oil improves blood circulation in the scalp and thus helps hair growth.
*If you have frizzy and dry hair types then you can use this oil as a pre-shampoo treatment for smooth and silky hair naturally.

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