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Stop Hair Loss With These Homemade Hair Oil!

One of the most common problems faced by the people of this generation, is the loss of hair. It could be because of their lifestyles, their diet, the stress levels, and their exposure to polluted environment. Whatever be the cause, one can gain control of the hair fall, and stimulate the hair growth, by using some simple techniques. By using homemade hair oil, one would be able to nourish the scalp and strengthen the hair roots. In fact, the herbal hair oils are so effective that they can also help in fighting with dandruff and greying hair.

Massaging your hair and scalp with homemade hair oil, can be quite beneficial and effective. It improves the circulation of blood, and lubricates the hair, preventing it from split ends. Oiling hair regularly can help in conditioning the hair, and strengthening it from the root.

Homemade Hair Oil

Given below are some tips for DIY hair oil for growth.

Homemade Hair Oil

1. Aloe Vera Hair Oil

This amazing homemade hair oil is filled with wonderful benefits. It has around 20 various kinds of amino acids, which are necessary for strengthening and moisturizing the hair. The Vitamin A and vitamin E in Aloe Vera can prevent the hair from breaking off and it repairs the damaged hair follicles. By promoting the growth of hair, it keeps the hair smooth and silky.

What do You need?

  • You will require 1 or 2 Aloe vera leaves, half cup of coconut oil, and Rosemary essential oil for making this oil.
  • For preparing this, you will have to cut open the leaf into equal portions, and extract the gel out of it. Mix this gel with the coconut oil.
  • The ratio of gel to the oil should be in the proportion of 1:1.
  • Now, heat this mixture on low flame for about 5 minutes.
  • Switch off the flame, and allow it to cool.
  • Add a few drops of Rosemary oil, and keep it stored in a bottle for 2 weeks.

Whenever you wish to apply this oil on your hair, take a small quantity, heat it and apply it on the roots of the hair. Massage it for about 2 minutes, and let it remain for 1 hour. Wash the hair with shampoo. Repeat it twice a week, for maximum benefits.

2. Hibiscus Homemade Hair Oil

Hibiscus is another wonderful flower, which has various hair benefits. Loaded in Vitamin A, Vitamin C, and amino acids, along with other nourishing minerals, it helps in fighting with hair loss, and prevents greying of hair, and promotes hair growth.

What do You need?

  • To prepare this oil, you will require 1 Hibiscus flower, around 1/4th cup of hibiscus leaves, 1/8th cup of coconut oil, and 1/8th cup of almond oil.
  • Wash the petals and leaves of the flower with cool water and dry them under the sun.
  • Take a pan, heat it, and add the coconut oil and almond oil to it.
  • Add the petals and leaves of hibiscus, and keep it on slow flame for about 5 minutes.
  • Cool the oil and store it in a clean bottle.

While using it on the head, take the desired quantity and warm it slightly. Apply it on the hair follicles with your fingertips, and massage it for 2 minutes. This will boost the circulation and also help the oil to get absorbed better. It will give a shine to the hair, and will also remove the split ends from it.

3. Amla Or Indian Gooseberry Hair Oil

Amla Or Indian Gooseberry is a very good ingredient for hair. It effectively treats hair loss, and restores back the natural colour of the hair, without having to use dye. It has certain conditioning and rejuvenating properties, which can increase the hair growth, and gives shine to the dull and damaged hair. It not only cools the scalp, but also helps in easing the stress. Other than that, it also make the hair more flexible and manageable, giving it a dark, silky and soft look.

What do You need?

  • For preparing this, you will require 2 Indian gooseberries, 4 tablespoons of coconut oil, and 2 tablespoons of sesame oil.
  • Cut the amla in smaller pieces, and dry them.
  • Take a small saucepan, and combine the oils and amla pieces.
  • Heat it on a low flame for a few minutes.
  • Remove it from the flame and allow it to cool down.
  • Store the oil in a clean bottle.

To use the oil, just take a small portion of it and apply it on the hair and scalp. Massage it with your fingers so that the oil is distributed evenly. It will improve the blood flow. Keep it overnight, and wash it with shampoo and conditioner the next day morning.

4. Onion Hair Oil

This effective homemade hair oil is made with onions, and is rich in Sulphur. This has huge anti-bacterial and cleansing properties, which can treat the infections of the scalp that lead to hair loss. Onions also contain various vitamins and minerals, which are required for making the hair strong, dense, thick and shiny.

What do You need?

  • You will need 1 onion, 2 cloves of garlic, 6 tablespoons of coconut oil, and few drops of lavender essential oil.
  • Combine all these ingredients, other than the essential oil, in a pan and heat them on low flame for a few minutes, till the oil stops bubbling.
  • After that, switch off the flame and let the oil cool down.
  • Add essential oil to it, and store it in refrigerator for about 10 days.

Massage this oil on the hair and scalp, and wrap it with hot wet towel, for about 15 seconds. Let it get absorbed thoroughly for about 20 minutes. Shampoo the hair thoroughly. If you feel the smell of onions to be overbearing, use a final rinse of lemon juice and cold water on the hair.

5. Ginger Homemade Hair Oil

Ginger is an effective herb, and gives relief from hair fall, dandruff, baldness, and itching scalp. It stimulates the hair growth, and acts as a good conditioner and cleanser. It has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties, which keep the infections at bay.

What do You need?

  • You will need a tablespoon of grated ginger, ½ a cup of olive oil, and a few drops of rosemary essential oil.
  • Heat the olive oil on a low flame.
  • Add the ginger and let it boil till the water is completely evaporated.
  • Let the oil cool down, and then, add the essential oil.
  • Store it in a cool and dark place for 2 weeks.

While using it on your hair, take a few drops of it, and apply it on the scalp and roots. Massage it and let it remain for 15 minutes. Rinse the hair with water and shampoo. If you feel an itch on the scalp, wash it off immediately.

6. Curry Leaves Oil

Curry leaves are quite beneficial for the hair. It makes the hair black, and nourishes it. You can easily make this DIY hair oil for growth at home.

What do You need?

  • Take curry leaves and dry them.
  • Take 100ml Coconut oil and boil it. Add the curry leaves to them, and switch off the flame.
  • Once it is cooled down, filter the oil, and use it for massaging the hair.
  • This will prevent the hair from falling, and will also stop the pre-maturing of grey hair.

7. Henna Hair Oil

Henna is a wonderful herb for hair. It makes the hair smooth and soft, and also dyes it naturally. So, for people, who wish to dye their graying hair, they can find huge benefits with henna hair oil.

What do You need?

  • For preparing this, you will need a cup of dried henna leaves, and 200 ml of coconut oil.
  • Boil the oil, and add the leaves to it. Let it cool, and strain it.
  • Use this for massaging the scalp. This will strengthen the hair roots, and prevent it from falling.

8. Neem Oil

Neem oil is really effective for treating the hair from dandruff. Also, the neem leaves are so good and healthy for the hair that it will prevent the hair from falling, keeping them shining and healthy.

What You Need?

  • Take some neem leaves, and add it to 100 ml coconut oil.
  • Boil the oil for about 10 minutes, and then switch the gas off.
  • Allow the leaves to remain in the oil for about a week.
  • When the oil turns green, filter it and store it in a bottle.
  • Apply this to the scalp and allow it to absorb for 30 minutes. Wash the hair after that.

Doing it regularly every week will help in getting you rid of dandruff.

9. Grape Seed Oil

Grape seed oil is a good hair conditioner, which moisturizes the hair naturally. This can stop the dandruff, and hair loss, and strengthen the weak hair. These contain anti-oxidants, which can control the DHT production. Massage the oil on the hair and the scalp in the night, and leave it overnight. Wash the hair in the morning.

10. Safflower Oil

Safflower oil can help you from going bald and losing your hair. Rich in poly-unsaturated and mono-unsaturated fatty acids, the oil is quite good for keeping the hair healthy. The oil is also useful for coloured, dry and permed hair. Use it for massaging the hair and scalp, and leave it overnight. When you shampoo the hair the next morning, you will find your hair shining and glowing.

11. Castor Oil And Coconut Oil

Castor oil is another effective oil, which fights with hair fall. The treatment is quite easy, and can help in boosting the growth of hair.

What You Need?

  • Take castor oil and coconut oil in proportion of 1:1.
  • Mix them properly and keep them on low flame for about 2 minutes.
  • Use the oil to massage on the hair and scalp in circular motions.
  • Apply the oil in the night and keep it overnight.
  • Wash off the hair in the morning. This will not only nourish the hair, but it will also grow your hair naturally.

12. Bhringraj Hair Oil

Bhringraj herb is used extensively in Ayurveda, for treating all kinds of hair related problems. The Bhringraj leaves can be used directly on the scalp for controlling the hair fall, and for improving the hair growth. Bhringraj leaves can also be dried and powdered and added to coconut oil. This oil can be applied on the hair and left overnight. Washing it off in the morning will leave you with black and shining hair.

13. Rosemary Oil

Rosemary oil is exceptionally good for increasing the circulation of blood on the scalp. This oil stops the hair from falling, and boosts the hair growth. You can add this oil to other oils, such as coconut oil, almond oil, or olive oil, to get the best results. This effective homemade hair oil will definitely stop the hair fall.

How To Massage Your Hair Effectively?

To get the best results out of any of the homemade hair oil, one should know how to massage the hair properly.

  • Use lukewarm oil for massaging.
  • Massage the scalp every day, for a few minutes, at least.
  • Oils used for massaging, should be rich in Vitamin E. So, you could go for almond oil, coconut oil, olive oil, mustard oil, or jojoba oil. Jojoba oil is really effective for dandruff treatment. You can also mix a few oils for best results.
  • Leave the oil on the scalp overnight, for best results.
  • Wash off the hair with shampoo in the morning.

These were some of the easily available and accessible hair oils, which can effectively help in controlling the hair fall. These are natural remedies for hair fall, and do not carry any side effects. And, other than giving your hair the oil treatment, you should also take care of your diet. A well-balanced diet can help in giving you the right nutrition, which is essential for hair growth. So, go ahead and make the most effective homemade hair oil. Choose the oil which suits your hair, and that will give you maximum benefits.

Yaamini Radhakrishnan

My name is Yaamini. I hold a dual master's degree in Biochemistry and then on I went to pursue and complete my MBA in project management.

Reading and writing has been my passion right from childhood and I took to writing around 4 years back when a friend of mine introduced me to a company called Pan India.

I went on to writing for many reputed companies and a few foreign clients. I have around 4 years of experience and have written on various niches like health, beauty, fashion, product descriptions and travel.

Writing has been my favourite hobby and it is something I am extremely passionate about. I also love traveling and have dreams to travel many exotic destinations in the world.

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