5 Ways To Use Curry Leaves In Beauty & Hair
Curry leaves, the traditional herb that is used in modern and traditional cuisines throughout since years, is not only a splendid ingredient to add taste and spicy flavor to your food, but also is a very useful remedy for treatments of hair and skin problems. Curry leaves are enriched with calcium, vitamins, phosphorus and iron. Curry leaves are also rich in antioxidants, amino acids and is a rich source of beta-carotene.
Thus, they help in treating many skin and hair related problems. And today Iâ€™ll be sharing how you can use curry leaves to nourish your hair and skin.
To treat dry hair
Heat 2 tablespoon of coconut oil with 5-6 curry leaves in it. Heat it for a few minutes until the natural green color of the leaves darken. Allow it to cool a bit. Apply the light warm hair oil on scalp and hair. Wrap a warm towel on your head and wait for 15-30 minutes. Wash off with mild shampoo. This is an ayurvedic treatment and will surely nourish your hair.
To prevent hair loss and promote growth
Amino acids present in curry leaves are very essential to prevent hair fall and stop thinning of the hair by strengthening the hair follicles. For this, you need to try this pack:
Take freshly plucked curry leaves and wash properly. Put them in a grinder, along with soaked methi and gooseberry. Mash them into a fine paste. Now apply this paste to your scalp and leave in for 1-2 hours. Wash off the paste with lukewarm water.
To get rid of dandruff
The antioxidants fight the damage of free radicals, moisturize scalp and helps in removing dead scalp flakes. So, the easy curry leaves hair pack is the solution to your itchy scalp:-
Take freshly plucked curry leaves and wash properly. Put them in a grinder and make a fine paste. Take the paste out and mix with equal proportions of curd or 2 spoon of lemon juice. Now apply this paste to your scalp and leave in for 1-2 hours. Wash off the paste with lukewarm water.
Curry leaves have solutions for your irritating acnes as well and the procedure is simple too.
Take freshly plucked curry leaves and wash properly. Put them in a grinder and make a fine paste. Take it out and add a pinch of turmeric to it. Apply on the affected areas and rinse it off with cold water after it dries.
The pack will cleanse out all the dirt and will take care of inflammations and will control excessive oil secretion as well.
With all the anti ageing cream and serums that have flooded the market, here is a natural solution which works better. As I have mentioned earlier as well, curry leaves are rich in anti-oxidants that fight the damage of free radicals and prevents cell damage. So a pack full of anti-oxidants is needed to fight the signs of ageing.
Take freshly plucked curry leaves and wash properly. Put them in a grinder and make a fine paste. Take it out and add multani mitti, sandalwood in 3:1 proportion. Add some rose water to the paste if needed. Apply the pack evenly on face and neck. Let it dry and wash off with cold water.
There are many other thinks which you can do with curry leaves, like mixing hibiscus and curry leaves to treat hair problems, mixing curry leaves paste and cold milk to treat sunburn, etc. So? Rush to your kitchen right now 🙂
Do you use curry leaves for skin care and hair care?
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