When it comes to boosting hair growth, there is no shortage of treatments, topical solutions, oral supplements, and many others on the market. Among this ever growing category of products, a new sub-category has started to develop more popularity. Natural herbs have a number of beneficial properties for hair growth, and can now be found in a multitude of formulas from oils to daily pills. Using herbs for your hair has many benefits, but not all herbs are created equal, meaning, not all of the effects they’ll have on your hair are equal. With that said, find some of our favorite herbal oils that will work wonders for your hair growth journey below.
Hathor Organics, Rosemary Oil
There’s no questioning that Rosemary oil has a multitude of benefits for your hair and skin. When used on your scalp and hair, the anti-inflammatory properties of the oil will not only alleviate itching and flaking, but those same properties are what makes it beneficial for hair growth as it works to keep the follicle healthy. Apply a few drops of oil and massage it directly to your scalp and allow it to sit for five to 10 minutes before immediately shampooing. You’ll be sure to see results in just four weeks if you maintain a consistent routine.
Dabur, Amla Gold Hair Oil
Amla is an Indian gooseberry that is rich in antioxidants and specifically vitamins C and E. Adding any type of antioxidants to your hair when you suffer from hair loss and lackluster appearance is always a good thing. Amla extract in specific has a positive reaction to certain cells within your hair follicles that can help promote hair growth.
Eva Cosmetics, Aloe Vera & Olive Oil Hair Oil
Aloe vera is notorious for being extremely beneficial for both the skin and scalp, but as healthy hair derives from a healthy scalp, it’s worth noting the benefits of aloe vera for hair growth. This specific oil is loaded with antioxidants and will keep your scalp healthy and nourished. Keeping your scalp moisturized and using products with anti-inflammatory benefits will go a long way to ensuring your hair growth is strong and healthy. Aloe vera will also work to eliminate dryness, flaking, itching, and dandruff. If you prefer a pure aloe vera, try this Soul & More Aloe Vera Gel.
NOON, Peppermint Oil
Peppermint helps tremendously with hair growth. Similar to other oils it will sooth and calm an irritated scalp whilst also stimulating your hair follicles and ,as a result lead to better and stronger hair growth. It will also work to eliminate conditions like dandruff.
Sensera Aromatherapy, Basil Oil
Basil oil has tremendous benefits for hair health. This oil will actively work to stimulate blood flow in the scalp as well as hair follicles. Basil also has antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and anti-fungal properties which will work effectively to ensure you have a healthy scalp and as a result help boost hair growth.