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Essential Oils for Nourishing Hair and Scalp

Today we will discuss about various essential oils for nourishment of hair and scalp. If you want to nourish your hair and scalp and solve different hair problems like hair loss and dandruff. Use these amazing various essential oils to give your hair and scalp different benefits.

Essential oils are great and provides various benefits to your hair and skin. It helps in curing variety of hair problems such as dandruff, split ends, frizz, dullness, dryness, hair loss or hair fall. These essential oils are extracted by various methods like evaporation, cold press and more from different plants. Now-a-days, they are used to add aroma to different products like various cosmetic products, soaps and different hair care products.

They help in healing different hair problems and are much safer to use instead of using different hair care products that contain harmful chemicals. Different essential oils help to nourish and relieve your scalp and hair. It also fight against different skin infections and is completely safe to use. But make sure to use it with various carrier oils. It also helps in making your hair and scalp looks healthy.

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Essential oils contains various benefits for nourishing your hair and scalp. Let’s have a look at various essential oils one by one and their benefits. They are as such:

* VARIOUS ESSENTIAL OILS *

  • Rosemary essential oil:

Essential oils - rosemary

Rosemary is one of the great essential oil for thicker and faster hair growth. It helps in reducing hair loss or hair fall problem. It also helps to heal and clean your scalp to make it healthy. This essential oil is best suited for hair loss treatment and getting thicker and strong hair. It helps to nourish your dry scalp and helps to remove dandruff from your scalp. It also slow down the graying process and helps to maintain healthy hair and scalp.

Direction:- Take 5-7 drops of rosemary essential oil and 2-3 tablespoons of coconut oil (melted) in a bowl. Mix both the ingredients well in a clean bowl and apply it on your scalp with the help of fingers. Now, gently massage it on your scalp for 3 minutes. Leave it for about 1-2 hours and wash it off with mild shampoo and use mild conditioner.

Use:- Use it twice a week for best result.

  • Chamomile essential oil:

chamomile essential oil

Chamomile essential oil is good for your scalp because it calms and nourishes your dry scalp. It helps to make your hair look soft and smooth by adding natural shine and luster to your hair. Many women regularly use hair dye to lighten their hair, but it contains several harmful chemicals that are harmful to your scalp and hair. Chamomile essential oil also helps to naturally lighten your hair.

Direction:- Take 5-6 drops of chamomile essential oil and some lukewarm water. Mix both the ingredients well to make a fine mixture. Use water as per needed while mixing it with chamomile essential oil. Apply this mixture on your hair and gently massage on your scalp for a minute. Now, leave it for about 25-30 minutes. After that, wash your hair with mild shampoo and use mild conditioner.

Use:- You need to use it twice in a month for best result.

(NOTE:- You can also take any carrier oils instead of water.)

  • Lavender essential oil:

Lavender essential oil helps in faster hair growth and also reduces hair fall or hair loss problem. It helps to reduce stress and also provide relief to your scalp. This essential oil is highly rich in antibacterial and antimicrobial properties that helps to remove bacteria and fungi from the scalp that causes dandruff. It also helps in healing your dry scalp and damage hair. Your scalp is calmed and your hair looks strong and healthy.

Direction:- Take few drops (4-5 drops) of lavender essential oil and 3 tablespoons of olive oil or coconut oil in a clean bowl. Now, mix both the ingredients well and apply it on your scalp. Massage gently on your scalp for 2 minutes and leave it for about 25 minutes. After that, wash your hair with mild shampoo and use good conditioner.

Use:- You can use it twice or thrice in a week for best result.

  • Cedar-wood essential oil:

Cedar-wood essential oil helps in maintaining the oil glands in your scalp and also helps to reduce hair fall problem. It helps to promote new and faster hair growth. It is rich in antibacterial and anti-fungal properties that help to remove dirt, bacteria and fungus from the scalp that causes dandruff. This essential oil also helps to reduce skin irritation and make your hair and scalp healthy. It also helps to condition your hair and scalp and nourish them deeply.

Direction:- Take 3-4 drops of cedar-wood essential oil and 2 tablespoon of carrier oil (such as sweet almond oil, coconut oil or olive oil) (you can take any carrier oil of your choice) in any vessel. Mix both the ingredients well and apply it on your entire scalp and hair. Gently massage on your scalp for a minute. Leave it for about 20 minutes and wash it off with mild shampoo and conditioner.

Use:- You need to use it once or twice a week for best result.

  • Horsetail plant essential oil:

horsetail plant

Horsetail plant essential oil is rich in a compound known as silica that helps to improve hair growth and also helps in reducing hair loss problem. It also helps to strengthen your hair and removes dandruff from the scalp. It also helps to improve blood circulation in your scalp.

Direction:- Take 2 drops of horsetail plant essential oil and 2-3 tablespoons of sweet almond oil in a bowl. Mix both the ingredients well and apply it on your entire scalp and hair. Gently massage on your scalp for a minute or two. Now, leave it for about 30-40 minutes and wash it off with mild shampoo and use good conditioner.

Use:- Use it once or twice in a week for best result.

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  • Clary sage essential oil:

clary sage essential oil

Clary sage essential oil works well for faster hair growth and also helps to reduce skin inflammation. It contains antibacterial properties that help to clean bacteria, dirt and other impurities from your scalp to make it healthy. It also helps to improve the strength of your hair and makes it look thicker and stronger. Clary sage essential oil helps to reduce stress and also relieves your scalp. It also helps in removing dandruff and dryness from your scalp.

Direction:- Take 3-4 drops of clary sage essential oil and 2-3 tablespoons of jojoba oil in a clean bowl. Mix both the ingredients well and apply it on your scalp and hair with the help of fingers. Leave it for about 20 minutes and wash your hair with mild shampoo and use mild conditioner.

Use:- You need to use it once or twice in a week for best result.

  • Peppermint essential oil:

peppermint essential oil

Peppermint essential oil gives your scalp a cooling sensation when you apply it on your scalp. It helps to reduce hair loss and promotes new and faster hair growth. It also soothes your dry scalp and helps to reduce inflammation from your skin. Peppermint essential oil is rich in antiseptic properties that help to remove dandruff and lice from your scalp. It also helps to relieve stress and headache from your body.

Direction:- Take 2 drops of peppermint essential oil, any carrier oil of your choice and a bowl. Mix both the ingredients well and apply it on your scalp and gently massage for about 1-2 minutes. Now, leave it for about 10-15 minutes and wash it off with mild shampoo and use mild conditioner.

Use:- Use it twice in a week for best result.

(NOTE:- You can also add peppermint essential oil directly to your mild shampoo or conditioner whenever you wash your hair.)

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  • Lemongrass essential oil:

lemongrass essential oil

Lemongrass essential oil is highly effective in healing your itchy scalp. It helps to make your scalp clean and healthy. It also contains healing property that helps to clean dirt, dead skin cells and other things from your scalp to make it clean and healthy. Lemongrass essential oil also helps to relieve stress and treat severe headache. It also helps reduce the problem of hair loss and split ends.

Direction:- First take 4-5 drops of lemongrass essential oil and mix it with your mild shampoo or conditioner. Gently massage for a minutes and wash your hairs.

Use:- Use it thrice in a week for best result.

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  • Tea tree essential oil:

tea tree essential oil

Tea tree essential oil is highly rich in antimicrobial and antibacterial properties which helps to remove bacteria, dirt, dead skin cells, dandruff from your scalp. It helps in increasing faster hair growth and also helps in reducing hair fall or hair loss. This essential oil works great for curing dandruff from your scalp.

Direction:- Take 5-6 drops of tea tree essential oil and 2-3 tablespoons of almond oil or coconut oil in a clean bowl. Now, mix both the ingredients well and apply it on your scalp. Massage gently for 1-2 minutes on your scalp and leave it for about 20-25 minutes. After that, wash it off with mild shampoo and use good conditioner.

Use:- You need to use it once or twice in a week for best result.

  • Ylang ylang essential oil:

ylang ylang essential oil

Ylang ylang essential oil is very useful for people having dry and itchy scalp. It helps to cleanse your scalp and promotes faster hair growth. It also helps to nourish your dry and itchy scalp. This essential oil contains antiseptic properties that helps to keep your hair and scalp healthy. It also helps to provide relieve from tension and headache.

Direction:- Take 5 drops of ylang ylang essential oil and 2 tablespoons of warm coconut oil in a clean vessel. Mix both the ingredients well and gently massage it on your entire scalp. Now, cover your entire hair with the help of clean towel. Leave it for about half an hour and wash it off with mild shampoo and use good conditioner.

Use:- Use it twice in a week for best result.

These amazing essential oils contains various scalp and hair benefits. Make sure that you do not use essential oils directly on your scalp as it can irritate your scalp. Always use essential oils with various carrier oils like coconut oil, sweet almond oil, olive oil, jojoba oil and much more.

Let’s have a look at some of the benefits of carrier oils for your scalp and hair. They are as such:

* CARRIER OILS *

  • Coconut oil:

Coconut-Oil

Coconut oil contains anti-fungal and antimicrobial properties that help to clean the dandruff, dirt, dead skin cells and other things or impurities of your scalp. It cleanses your scalp and hair gently. It also helps to make your hair look soft, smooth and shiny. This oil also contributes to hair growth and reduces hair loss. Your dry scalp is even nourished and moisturized to make it healthy.

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  • Olive oil:

Olive oil is rich in vitamin E that helps in nourishing your dry scalp. It is also rich in various antioxidant properties that help to remove dead skin cells and dandruff from the scalp. It also helps to deeply condition your dry hair and scalp. Olive oil helps to hydrate the scalp and soothes the scalp.

  • Sweet Almond oil:

sweet-almond-oil

Sweet almond oil is highly rich in vitamin E and omega-3 fatty acids that help in nourishing your dry and damage scalp. It also helps to make your hair look strong and thick. It also helps to reduce hair loss and promotes faster hair growth. Almond oil also helps to cleanse your scalp and hair to make it clean and healthy. It also helps to make your hair look smooth, thick and shiny.

  • Jojoba oil:

Jojoba-oil

Jojoba oil works great for faster hair growth and reduces hair fall or hair loss. It also moisturizes your dry and dull scalp. This oil helps to cleanse your scalp and make it clean and healthy. It gently soothes your dry scalp and deeply nourishes it. It also helps to add natural brightness and luster to your hair.

All the above given carrier oils helps in thickening and nourishing your dry and damage hair. It also helps in faster hair growth and treats various scalp and hair problems. You can add your favorite essential oils from the listed one to the carrier oil for providing more benefits to your hair and scalp. Use any of the above listed essential oils (add any of your favorite carrier oils) to provide nourishment to your hair and scalp. Try one of those listed and feel the difference.

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