In Ayurveda, hibiscus is widely recommended to treat hair problems. The petals of the flower are packed with nutrients that are beneficial for the tresses. According to the Indian traditional medicine system, hibiscus infused oil or hibiscus hair mask helps in strengthening the hair roots and arrests hair loss. The astringent property of the flower, by restoring the natural pH of the scalp, helps in reducing itching and irritation of the scalp and treats dandruff. Hibiscus hair pack makes the hair smooth and soft, repairs damaged hair shafts and may protect from premature hair graying.
Here Are Some Easy Homemade Hibiscus Hair Mask Recipes That Will Leave Your Tresses Soft And Lustrous:
Hibiscus, Coconut Milk and Honey Mask
Add four to five hibiscus flowers, ¼-cup of coconut milk, two tablespoons of honey and two tablespoons of yogurt to a blender and blend until smooth. Saturate your hair shafts and gently massage your scalp for a few minutes with the paste. Rinse your hair with lukewarm water after 30 minutes.
Hibiscus and Fenugreek Seeds Mask
Soak a tablespoon of fenugreek seeds overnight. In the morning, add the fenugreek seeds along with the water to a blender. Add four to five hibiscus flowers and a quarter cup of buttermilk or yogurt and blend until smooth. Apply the mask to the scalp and hair and wait for 30 minutes. Rinse with lukewarm water. Apart from promoting hair growth and improving the texture of your hair, the hibiscus and fenugreek seeds mask provides fast relief from dandruff.
Hibiscus and Curry Leaves Mask
This hair mask strengthens the hair roots and helps in retaining the natural color of the hair. Make a smooth paste by combining four to five hibiscus flowers, ten to twelve curry leaves and a quarter cup of warm coconut oil. Massage your scalp and cover your hair shafts with the mask. Leave the mask on your hair at least for 30 minutes.
Hibiscus and Egg Hair Mask
Whip two egg whites until they become slightly foamy. Add one tablespoon of dried hibiscus flower powder and mix the ingredients well. Add two tablespoons of olive oil to the mixture. Apply the hair mask to your hair and scalp. Leave it on your head for 20 to 30 minutes. Wash your hair with mild shampoo.
Hibiscus and Rosemary Hair Mask
Make a paste by combining one tablespoon of dried hibiscus powder with three tablespoons of yogurt. Add three to four drops of rosemary essential oil to the paste. Apply the paste to your scalp and hair. Wash off after 30 minutes.