This nourishing hair oil, also known as Brahmi - Amla Hair oil, strengthens the hair roots, prevents hair loss and also maintains the suppleness of the hair. The oil can be stored as long as 3 months.
Thyme leafed Gratiola whole plant* 12.50 g
Fresh fruit pulp of Indian
Gooseberry (Spotless) 150.00-200.00 g
(If using dried fruit powder 50 g)
Sesame oil 100.00 ml
Water 400.00 ml
One of the following perfuming oils: 0.50 ml
Geranium - for dry hair
Rosemary - for normal hair
Orange peel - for oily hair
*You may replace Thyme leafed Gratiola (Brahmi) with Trailing Eclipta (Bhringaraj) whole plant to obtain Bhring-Amla hair oil.
into a coarse dry powder and keep aside. You can do this easily in a domestic blender.
Pulp the fresh gooseberries separating the seeds. Obtain 50gms of fresh pulp from 200 gms of the fruit. (If using the dried fruit, make a paste).
Take Sesame oil in a steel vessel. Add Brahmi powder, gooseberry paste and water . Boil on a low flame.
Stir the concoction repeatedly. When the water has evaporated completely and only the oil remains, put off the flame. Allow it to become tepid. Strain the oil through a double layered muslin cloth. Add the perfuming
oil on cooling.
Transfer the decoction into a narrow mouthed bottle and secure the cap tightly.
Take a small volume of Brahmi -Amla hair oil onto your palms . Gently apply it over the scalp and hair. Allow the oil to work for one hour before you wash it off.
Natural Nourishing Hair Oils by Dabur