Different Ways to use Curry Leaves for Hair Growth

Every woman dreams of long and luscious locks that form the crowning glory of her appearance. Most of us envy the models on television for their beautiful, shiny, and healthy hair. But, what is the secret of their beautiful hair? Is there any camera trick involved or is it in their genes?

Flawless and beautiful tresses are not an elusive dream. The chemically loaded hair care products available in the market not only have adverse effects on your hair and scalp, but also cause a dent in your pockets. So, why not invest your money and faith in something natural and, of course, economical? Use curry leaves and add some spice to your hair care regime.

Ways To Use Curry Leaves for Hair Growth

  • Use Curry Leaves Tea
  • Use Curry Leaves In Your Diet
  • Use Curry Leaves As A Hair Tonic
  • Use Curry Leaves As A Hair Mask

Why Curry Leaf Is Effective In Facilitating Hair Growth

Our hair follicles usually get clogged due to exposure to pollution and due to the use of other hair products (chemicals) available in the market that cause hair damage and hair loss.

Packed with carbohydrates, fiber, calcium, phosphorous, iron, magnesium, copper, minerals and vitamins like nicotinic acid and vitamin C, vitamin A, vitamin B, vitamin E, antioxidants, plant sterols, amino acids, glycosides and flavonoids, curry leaves help your heart function better, fights infections and can enliven your hair and skin with vitality.

Curry leaves are a great source of proteins and beta-carotene. Proteins prevent hair thinning, while beta-carotene helps in preventing hair loss. Curry leaves are also rich in amino acids that help in preventing hair loss and strengthening hair follicles. Curry leaves contain antioxidants that moisturize the scalp and help in removing dead hair follicles.

Different Ways to use Curry Leaves for Hair Growth

How To Use Curry Leaves For Hair Growth

Warning! Your skin might be allergic to curry leaves’ paste. Do a patch test before applying it on your scalp. Do not consume the seeds as they are poisonous.

Use Curry Leaves Tea

Curry leaves tea can be taken once in day. Take this daily for a week or two to see a difference in your hair. Intake of curry leaves tea will increase hair growth, make your hair smooth, shiny and prevent greying of hairs. Add 35 to 40 curry leaves to the glass of hot water and you need to strain the tea to remove the curry leaves. Lemon and sugar can be added for flavor and taste. If you dont wish to add any flavour, you can avoid them and honey can also be added to the tea instead of sugar.

Use Curry Leaves In Your Diet for Hair Growth

Try including curry leaves in your diet to keep all hair-related problems at bay. You can add curry leaf powder in rice and curries, or you can also consume a mixture of finely shredded pudina (mint) leaves and curry leaves with either milk or buttermilk.  Curry leaves offer natural solutions to various hair-related issues. Try them and obtain healthy vigor and beautiful locks.

Use Curry Leaves As A Hair Tonic

In order to make Curry Leaves Hair Tonic, you need to have the following things.

  • A handful of fresh curry leaves
  • 1 small bowl coconut oil
  • What You Need To Do

Steps To Make Curry Leaves Hair Tonic

  1. Take a small bowl of coconut oil and add curry leaves in it.
  2. Boil the mixture until you find a black residue forming.
  3. Turn off the flame and let the mixture cool down. Boiling curry leaves with coconut oil will help the nutrients in curry leaves infuse with the oil to form wonderful hair tonic.
    Once the tonic is cool, apply it on your scalp and hair, wait for an hour, and then rinse with shampoo.


You can also use olive oil/ almond oil / mustard oil while preparing Curry leaves hair tonic. These oils are known to boost hair growth and promote hair health. Curry leaves when boiled in oil turns a little blackish…you need not burn them completely. Just allow the curry leaves to soak well in the warm oil for maximum benefits.

How Curry Leaves as Hair Tonic Can Help Hair Growth

Curry leaves have vitamin B6 i.e. pyridoxine that helps in stabilizing the hormone levels that, in turn, helps in strengthening hair shafts and roots. Apply this tonic at least twice a week and you will see a significant change in the hair texture within a month. It will also promote hair growth.

Use Curry Leaves As A Hair Mask

In order to make Curry Leaves Hair Mask, you need to have a handful of curry leaves and Yogurt.

Steps To Make Curry Leaves Hair Mask

  1. Grind the curry leaves to make a thick paste.
  2. Mix one tablespoon of the curry leaves paste with three to four tablespoons of yogurt.
  3. Whip them until a smooth batter forms.
  4. Massage your scalp and hair with this hair mask.
  5. Leave it on for 30 minutes and wash it off with shampoo.

How Curry Leaves as Hair Mask Can Help Hair Growth

Curry leaves have essential nutrients that help in restoring the dead skin on the scalp, and also allowing the hair follicles to breathe. They help in preventing premature greying of hair and strengthening the roots. Repeat it once in a week and get long, smooth, and shiny hair.

Curry leaves consists of many vital nutrients that especially works in restoring the strength in the hair follicles. It is as helpful for men as much as for a woman. Do try out these remedies and do not forget to share your experience with us !!

Since Curry leaves are rich in antioxidants and amino acids and they can be consumed in a raw form or used in curries to get most of the benefits. Also, curry leaves tonic can be stored for longer period of time at a room temperature…it usually does not have a shelf life. But it is advisable to use fresh curry leaves to get maximum benefit out of them instead of dried ones.

Did you ever experience any of these benefits of curry leaves for hair growth? Share your experience with us in the comments box below!

About Haja

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