How to use (Holy Basil) Tulsi for Hair Care

The benefits of basil are many. It is usually known as the queen of herbs. Traditionally, it was found in every Indian household for its medicinal value. Apart from the health benefits, we can also use this holy basil for hair care. Damaged hair is a great concern for many. Chemical products can make things worse for your hair. You can rely on herbal remedies for treating damaged hair problems. Holy basil is one among the traditional and effective ingredient for achieving healthier hair.  Here are few ways in which you can do it.

For treating hair loss,

You can make a paste with holy basil leaves and add the paste to the hair oil. You have to apply this hair oil on hair overnight and rinse in the morning. This has cooling effect and will make your scalp healthier by improving circulation. It also promotes hair growth and reduces any itchiness in scalp.

For dandruff treatment,

Dry scalp can lead to dandruff and other itching problems. In order to alleviate the problem, you can use Tulsi oil. Since it is an essential oil, you can mix Tulsi with carrier oils like coconut oil or castor oil. Apply the mixture onto your hair scalp and gently massage. Tulsi is a great herb for improving blood circulation. It also keeps the dandruff at bay by removing the dryness on scalp.

For Grey hair problem,

First, dry some Tulsi leaves and make it into a powder. Soak this dried basil leaves powder overnight along with Amla powder. The next day, use it to wash the hair. This helps in preventing grey hair.

For those who are suffering from hair thinning or brittle hair, Tulsi is a great choice. It strengthens the hair shaft and reduces hair loss. Tulsi is known to boost immunity. You can also take Tulsi juice every week regularly for improving your hair health. It helps in restoring the hair moisture and keeps your hair hydrated.

[Read More: Benefits of Basil]

Once you have known these amazing uses of holy basil/ Tulsi for hair care, you can know its importance. You are sure to achieve the lustrous tresses that you desire. Try out these home remedies for hair problems and let us know in the comments.


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