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Damaged Hair - Try These Ayurvedic Herbs To Treat It!

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Dr. Rohit Shah 90% (427 ratings)
Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS) And Naturopath (ND)
Ayurvedic Doctor, Surat  •  32 years experience
Damaged Hair - Try These Ayurvedic Herbs To Treat It!


Ayurveda is one of the most ancient ways by which Indians have been treating different kinds of health disorders and hair-related problems. Ayurvedic remedies consist brilliant ingredients which do not possess any kind of side effects and therefore, they are safe for use. Damaged hair is a very common problem which affects millions of people across the world every year and many of them look for natural ways to treat it.

Here are some brilliant Ayurvedic ways in which you can treat damaged hair and help yourself to regain the lost shine.


Bhringraj leaves help in increasing the strength of your hair and prevent baldness. This brilliant herb is present in both powder and oil form. So, you can use either of them depending on your personal preference. Mix the leaves with some water and turn it into a paste. After you have done so, apply it over your scalp and let it be for 20 minutes. Do this for 3 times a week and you will see brilliant results.


Amla is a very useful natural ingredient which holds high praise in Ayurvedic remedies. This increases the scalp health and tackles dandruff. It improves the overall condition of the hair and scalp which keeps it healthy. Amla rejuvenates damaged hair and helps you get back the natural beauty of your hair. Use some amla paste and apply it on your scalp for about 30 minutes to get better results. You must do this at least thrice a week.


Ritha seeds for hundreds of years have been used by women as an Ayurvedic remedy for damaged hair. Ritha promotes hair growth, scalp nourishment and removes dandruff effectively. All of these consequently help to maintain a good hair condition. Since it is a very mild ingredient, you can use it everyday to cleanse your hair. Take some Ritha seeds and soak them overnight. The next day boil them in the same water and collect the Ritha solution. Apply it on your hair and see some amazing results over time.


Another brilliant Ayurvedic ingredient which is truly meant to improve damaged hair condition. The rich antioxidant composition of this particular ingredient makes it very effective to cleanse your hair. It does not wash away the natural oils of your hair and prevents any potential damage to your cells from external pollutants. It will help you to detangle your hair, remove dandruff and strengthens the hair roots. Mix it with some water and form a slimy solution which you can apply on your hair and leave it for 10 minutes before washing it with water. Do this thrice a every week and you will yield positive results.

So here are some of the most effective and brilliant Ayurvedic ingredients which will help you to recover from your damaged hair. All of these ingredients are easily available and they also do not have any proven side effects as well.

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