curry leaves for hair problems

Reason Why We Love Curry Leaves For Hair Problems.

Many South Indian cuisines include curry leaves when prepared. These leaves enhance the taste of the cuisine. In addition to adding taste to the food, curry leaves have some amazing health benefits. Curry leaves can prevent diarrhea, enhance digestion, and control bad cholesterol in the blood. The most amazing benefit of this kitchen
wonder is it has some extraordinary benefits for hair. As the curry leaves are packed with antioxidants which can benefit the hair in multiple ways. In this article, we will talk about the benefits of curry leaves. We will see how they benefit your hair and get rid of hair problems.



There are multiple reasons for hair loss which ranges from food habits, dietary deficiency, and genetic configuration to pollution. There is a large amount of protein and beta carotene in curry leaves. This protein and beta carotene helps in prevention of thinning of hair and hair loss. The amino acid and antioxidants present in curry leave help in strengthening of hair follicles. Antioxidants eliminate the dead skin cells and lifeless pores from the scalp.  Thus they help to eliminate dandruff and other hair problems.


Using artificial styling products can cause damage to your hair as they can clog the hair follicles and create hair problems. Curry leaves can renew the hair follicles and restore their power. It can be either be used in an edible form or external application to the scalp. It will help to clean the scalp and permit your hair to breathe properly which in turn result in the growth of new hair strong hair.


Curry leaves benefits the hair shaft it is that part of hair which grows above the scalp. Curry leaves contain Vitamin B6 which plays a key role in the regulation of hormones responsible for hair loss process. It is confirmed through research that curry leaves have a surplus nutritional value which helps in strengthening of the hair shaft and hair root and cure hair problems.


There are various reasons for graying of hair it could be due to mental stress, smoking, alcohol consumption, genetic and lastly age-related. Curry leaves are rich in Vitamin B which is helpful in restoration of natural hair color at the same time it strengthens and nourishes the hair roots. It also helps in the growth of new hair and gets rid of hair problems. Curry leaves also make the newly grown hair thick, strong and glossy by retaining healthy pigments in them.

Preparation of Hair Pack

You can easily prepare a curry leaves hair pack at home. You can take a handful of curry leaves then soak these leaves in water and leave it overnight. Then take a ratanjot stick and soak it in 1/4th of coconut oil and leave it overnight. The color of coconut oil changes to red in the morning. The red colored coconut oil along with curry leaves is ground to a paste. You apply this curry leaves paste to your scalp and hair and keep it for an hour. You can wash the paste after an hour as it is a little sticky so you can use a mild shampoo or wash it with lemon juice mixed water.


Antioxidant present in curry leaves acts as a superb moisturizer which can tackle the dryness of hair very well. You can prepare a homemade curry leaves oil using a few dried and washed curry leaves to 1/2 cup of coconut oil. Warm the mixture for a few minutes and afterward, you can apply the oil to your whole scalp when the oil gets cooled off. To help your scalp absorb the oil very well cover your head with a shower cap and keep it for 30 minutes. You can then wash your hair with a soft shampoo and then dry them.

Easy Hair Mask

Another easy way to apply curry leaves directly on your hair is by preparing a paste of few curry leaves and mixing the paste with yogurt. This mixture will then act as a perfect hair mask which can be applied this makes your hair shiny, smooth and bouncy. Thus curry leaves are a boon from nature for various hair problems.

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Gurpreet Singh

Excellent article, thank you for sharing