1: How to Make Reetha Amla Shikakai Herbal Shampoo at Home to get thick hairs?
Reetha (dried)- 100 g
Amla (dried)- 100 g
Shikakai (dried)- 100g
Water- 2 liters
Hibiscus powder (optional)- 1 tsp (for conditioning if your hair is too dry)
Place reetha, amla and shikakai in a bowl and mix them.
Pour water over them.
Let the mixture soak overnight.
In the morning, you’ll find a dark colored water in the bowl with softened herbs.
Mash the herbs with the help of a masher.
While mashing, you’ll see some froth which is due to soapnut or reetha.
After mashing the herbs in the water, boil the water with mashed herbs still in them.
Now heat the mixture and bring it to a boil.
Just as the mixture starts boiling, put off the flame.
Let it cool down.
Once it has cooled down, once again mash the herbs to take out all their goodness into the water.
Now strain using a sieve or cloth.
Store this shampoo, which is more liquid than the regular shampoos, in a bottle.
Use the required amount to wash your hair and store the rest of it for next hair wash.
If your hair is too dry, you may feel this shampoo a little rough on your hair. In such situation, use hibiscus powder as a conditioner. Mix this powder in some water to make a paste and apply on your hair. Leave for sometime and then wash off.
2: Home Remedies for Hair Growth
1. Onion juice- smelly but effective remedy for hair growth
Onion not only makes your food tasty but also makes your hair grow and multiply effectively. Why? Because onion juice has sulphur in it which boosts the production of collagen tissues. These tissues assist in re growth of your hair. You will only need red onions, even shallots would do.
Take two to four onions.
Grate the onions and squeeze out the grate thing to get its juice.
Massage your scalp with this fresh onion juice.
Let it be there for, preferably one hour. If not, leave it there at least for 15 minutes.
Now wash off your hair with a mild shampoo and water.
Alternative method for using onion for hair growth
If you are scared of tears and irritation in eyes due to grating of onions while taking out its juice, you can use onions in another way. Here are the directions for it:
Take 4-5 onions and chop them.
Take a liter of water and boil it.
Add the chopped onions to boiling water.
Let it boil for another 5-10 minutes.
Put off the flame and let the water cool.
Now strain and use the water to wash your hair after using shampoo.
If you can stand the smell, do not rinse hair with other water that day. Next day shampoo your hair use clean water to wash off.
If you can’t stand the smell, at least do not wash off with clean water for an hour. After that shampoo and rinse hair with clean water.