Best Herbs for Hair Growth and Thicker Healthy Hair

1. Stinging Nettle

The stinging nettle also called Urtica Diocia, grows in many states. It helps in preventing hair loss by slowing the conversion of testosterone hormones into dihydrotestosterone, a process that promotes  hair loss. Stinging nettle can be consumed as a supplement or applied as a hair oil.

  • Place the leaves in a container of olive oil
  • Seal tightly
  • Let it sit for 3-4 weeks in a cool place outside direct sunlight
  • Regularly apply it to your scalp

2. Henna

Henna has been used throughout ages to thicken and give body to it. It also uses to provide sheen and a touch of color along with bounce.

  • Soak henna powder in water overnight
  • Apply the paste to your hair
  • Leave it in for about an hour and then rinse.
  • Wash hair with a shampoo
  • Repeat this process monthly to get dense and soft hair. More on Henna...

3. Coconut

Coconut oil is one of the best natural nutrients for your hair and is used extensively in India, Sri Lanka and the West Indies. It helps promote healthy hair growth and is effective in reducing protein loss that leads to unhealthy hair such as split ends.

Used extensively used in the Indian sub-continent for hair care, coconut oil is often used as a daily treatment for hair. It is an excellent conditioner and helps the re-growth process of damaged hair by  providing the essential proteins. Regularly massaging your head with coconut oil, also aids dandruff control.

Research indicates that coconut oil provides protection to hair from damage caused by hygral fatigue, i.e. damaged caused as a result of the expanding and contracting of hair due to the uptake and loss of water. More on Coconuts...