How To Use Curry Leaves For Hair Growth?

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Anindita Bhuyan
Anindita Bhuyan, a graduate of BBA in International Business and a native of Assam. I crave to experience an odyssey and share that via words, that is where I have an eternal love for writing.

Nature gives us everything, right? It is wonderful that whatever we require to make ourselves healthy, we often find it in our environment. Do you wish to increase the growth of your hair? 

Curry leaves will make your wish come true. Ask your elder generations, they will definitely mention curry leaves. It is scientifically proven too that curry leaves for hair growth are highly effective.

Curry Leaves For Hair Growth

Fresh curry leaves are very much in common in India. You will find it easily in the market or if you have space at your home, plant a tree at any corner of your compound. Curry leaves are rich in antioxidants. It also contains an ample amount of amino acids. 

Curry leaves are overflowing with numerous nutrients. Primary nutrients present in curry leaves are carbohydrate, fiber, calcium, phosphorus, iron, and minerals.it is rich in vitamins like vitamin A, vitamin B, vitamin C, and E.

Attention: If you are allergic to curry leaves and you sense irritation while applying curry leaves paste, then remove it immediately. Do not eat the seeds. Those are poisonous.

Benefits Of Curry Leaves For Hair Growth

There are multiple benefits of curry leaves for hair growth.  

Clear the blocks

The antioxidants present in curry leaves enable us to neutralize and free the radicals at the roots of your hair. In today’s world, our hair doesn’t get enough protein and minerals due to the root barrier of your hair. 

This is mostly caused due to oily scalp, pollution, etc. Curry leaves unlock these root barriers and provide a constant flow of vitamins. This compels the hair to grow healthy and strong.

Contains iron

Curry leaves have a huge amount of iron and folic acid. Folic acid acts as a helping hand for the body and the skin to absorb substances. And on the other hand, iron builds up hemoglobin in your blood and it carries oxygen to all the parts of the body which eventually prevents premature grey hair.

The more the blood circulates, the more is the growth of your hair. This also decreases the possibility of hair fall. 

How To Use Curry Leaves For Hair Growth

Curry leaves or Kadi Patta can be used in several ways. You can choose whichever way suits you. 

Procedure 1: 

Take some coconut oil and heat it in a bowl. You can even use olive oil as a substitute for this. For this method, you have to use the double boiling technique. Or else you can heat it in a microwave oven. Also, fry the curry leaves alongside. 

Then, combine the curry leaves and mix it well. When it cools down to an appropriate temperature, massage the scalp with your fingers. Leave it for at least 3 to 4 hours for the scalp to absorb or you can even keep it overnight. On the next day, wash it with your regular shampoo. 

Procedure 2: 

Take a few curry leaves and boil it in two cups of water. Boil the water till it reduces to half a cup. Let the water cool down to a tolerable level. Mix the juice with coconut oil and massage the scalp. Keep it for a considerable amount of time. Then wash it with cold water.

Procedure 3:

Nature is the best health care center you can look up to. For this procedure, take 1 or 2 amlas and a few methi seeds( fenugreek). Grab 10 to 12 curry leaves and grind them all together and make it a paste. If required, add a few tablespoons of water to make a fine smooth paste.

Apply the paste to your scalp and leave it for 45 minutes to an hour. Let the scalp and the roots of your hair absorb all the nutrients the paste contains. If you don’t have fresh amla or methi seeds, you can substitute it with amla powder and methi powder. It works well too.

How To Consume Curry Leaves For Hair Growth

There are various recipes that formulate the use of curry leaves into your meals. It is so significant that it blends with most of our dishes. The easiest of the recipes is as follows.

  • Sambar: We have sambar, the famous south Indian gravy. It contains fresh curry leaves. It gives an incredible aroma to the whole dish.
  • Dal: You can use the same technique as sambar to your favorite dal too. 
  • Curry leaves chutney: Another best way of consuming curry leaves is by making a chutney. You can eat the chutney with every meal you have.
  • Smoothie: Grab some of your favorite vegetables and make a creamy, yummy smoothie. This will really help to boost the body to absorb a huge amount of nutrients at a time.
curry leaves for hair growth

How Do You Make A Curry Leaf Hair Mask

Do you want the best mask for hair? Then stay away from chemicals? As compared to this natural mask, chemical masks are of very minimal use. And also using the natural mask gives an inner peace knowing that nature won’t hurt us except if you are allergic.

Ingredients you need:

  • Curry leaves
  • 4 to 5 tablespoons of curd

Procedure:

  • Grab some fresh curry leaves and wash them properly.
  • Grind them into a thick paste.
  • Stir the paste into 3 to 4 tablespoons of curd. Take according to the length of your hair.
  • Mix it well and prepare a smooth paste to apply.
  • Blend the paste to your scalp and keep it for a minimum of 30 to 45 minutes.
  • Apply it from the root to the tip of your hair.
  • Wash it with your regular shampoo and water.

Bottom line is, nature provides you with the best medicine in the universe. Curry leaves are good in several ways. It is considered a medicinal plant. It is good for both health and hair. 

Curry leaves for hair growth are really effective and easy to get. Plus curry leaves do not have any side effects unless you are allergic to it. Love nature, it nourishes our life. 

Stay natural and embrace your beauty.