Ayurveda and Science

Nourishing Hair Oil

Home remedies

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 as recommended by Ayurveda. The oil can be stored as long as 3 months.
Ayurvedic ingredients

Ingredients for Nourishing Hair Oil

Sesame oil

Sesame oil contains vitamin E, which can help protect skin cells from the damage caused by environmental factors, such as UV rays, pollution, and toxins.It also contains several phenolic compounds, which give it its antioxidant and anti-inflammato

Rosemary oil

Rosemary oil has anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving properties you can benefit from by massaging the oil on the affected area.


Geranium is used to improve circulation, soothe and stimulate nervous system functions, and contract body tissue, acting as an astringent to give you a better, more toned look.

Thyme leafed Gratiola

Thyme leafed Gratiola or Brahmi is a traditional remedy that is known to make hair thicker and nourished. Brahmi Powder can be used to make nourishing hair packs.

Indian Gooseberry

Ayurvedic healing, the Indian gooseberry is said to possess kashaya (astringent) properties beneficial to hair. It is high in vitamin C and natural antioxidants known as flavonoids and polyphenols.

Orange peel

Orange peel also contains good amounts of provitamin A, folate, riboflavin, thiamine, vitamin B6, and calcium.


Grind Brahmi 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.


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