All of us want to have a healthy and beautiful head of hair and there are numerous products in the market that claim to cater to this need. But most of these products are filled with chemicals that usually harm your hair in the long run. So instead of wasting your money and efforts on trying different chemical concoctions, try these easy to prepare DIY natural hair tonics and get healthy and beautiful, long hair within no time.
3 DIY Hair Tonics For Healthy And Long Hair
Nettle Hair Tonic
Nettle is loaded with iron and rinsing your hair using this herb can work wonders in combating hair loss and boosting new hair growth. Drinking nettle tea can also treat hair loss and the iron contained in it will boost circulation in the scalp and promote hair growth. It even correct sebum imbalance in the scalp and help with various problems such as dry scalp and dandruff. To make you own DIY hair tonic using nettle, you will require:
Dried Nettle leaves – 5 tablespoon
Fresh nettle leaves – a handful (gloved)
Fresh water – 2 cups
Any essential oil – few drops
Place fresh nettle leaves in a large pot with 2 cup of water and bring them to a rolling boil; then reduce the flame and allow the solution to simmer for 10 minutes. Let the liquid cool down and then strain it. Add few drops of your favorite essential oil and store it in clean container in the refrigerator. Whenever required, pour this solution over your shampooed hair in the shower and let it work for 5-10 minutes before rinsing off.
Horsetail Hair Tonic
Horsetail is another useful herb that is loaded with silica and has a lot more uses than filling up tiny packets that we see in all kinds of products these days. It can help in making the hair strong and prevent hair thinning and falling. To make a DIY hair tonic using horsetail, you will require:
Fresh horsetail – a handful
Fresh water – 1 liter
To prepare this hair tonic, bring a liter of water to boil in a large pot. Reduce the heat and add horsetail. Steep the solution for about 20 minutes and then strain the solution. After shampooing your hair, rinse the hair using this cooled solution and wrap the hair in a hot towel for a minimum of 20 minutes before rinsing off.
Rosemary And Parsley Seed Hair Growth Tonic
Rosemary and parsley both leave hair glossy and shiny, even though the exact reason behind this is not yet known. Parsley can even help you get rid of lice, in case you are suffering from an infestation in your scalp. To prepare this amazing hair tonic, you will require:
Parsley seeds, crushed – 2 tablespoons
Rosemary, chopped – ½ cup
Fresh water – 1 liter
Crush 2 tablespoons of parsley seeds and mix together with ½ cup of chopped up rosemary. Bring a liter of water to a boil and add both the herbs in it. Reduce flame and allow the mixture to steep for at least 20 minutes. Bring the water to room temperature and then strain the liquid. Rinse your hair with this solution after shampooing and then wrap the hair in a hot towel for about an hour. Do not rinse the hair after this treatment, just let them hair dry and discover beautiful, shiny and healthy hair.
Your hair can look soft, smooth and grow long only when you hair and scalp are healthy. So instead of using various chemical-based products to make your hair beautiful, just try these natural DIY hair tonic to nourish your scalp and hair from deep within and make them beautiful for life.