Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

5 Ways how Garlic can help prevent and cure hairfall

Laxmi Vijith | August 24, 2016 9:08 pm Print
Rapidly thinning hair is a nightmare for most people. Most of us wake up seeing strands of hair on our pillow and bed sheet. Here are few ways to use garlic for hair care.


Hair fall is one major problem faced by all these days. Hair fall is a nightmare to many and most of us wake up seeing strands of hair on pillow and bed sheet. One best remedy to boost hair growth and reduce hair fall is garlic. It is rich in zinc and copper and stimulates blood circulation, cleanse scalp of the buildup residue and help remove flaky dandruff.

Sulphur deficiency is one of major causes for weak hair strands, brittle nails and dry skin. Garlic contains high amounts of sulphur, which if taken or applied reduces hair fall. It also repairs damaged hair follicles and improves hair texture. Pre-menopausal and menopausal issues also lead to hair fall. Garlic is rich in iron, which when consumed directly can improve the iron count in your system within just seven days. Here are a few ways to use garlic for hair care.

Garlic-Infused Oil


Garlic-infused oil which is rich in garlic, if used in your hair care promotes hair growth, kills scalp infection-causing bacteria and prevents hair from greying. You can make this by crushing a few garlic cloves and extracting its juice and then mix one teaspoon of this juice with half a cup of coconut oil. Massage it on your hair and leave it for half an hour. Later rinse it off with shampoo and conditioner.

Garlic serum


Another easy way to reduce hair fall is to combine garlic juice and onion juice. This can be made by extracting garlic oil and by mixing it with 1 tablespoon of raw onion juice. Immerse a cotton ball into the solution and gently apply it on your scalp. After 20 minutes, rinse your hair with cold water. For quick resultS follow this method every night.



Another easy way to include garlic in your hair care is by adding some garlic to your regular conditioner. For this dry garlic under sunlight, powder it and then mix it with your regular conditioner.



For using it for hair care you can make a salve out of it, by combining it with honey and aloe Vera gel. To make this you need to combine 1 tablespoon of garlic, 1 tablespoon of honey and 1 tablespoon of aloe vera gel and turn it into a smooth paste. Apply it on your scalp every night and wash it after 20 minutes. This helps in reducing inflammation and rashes on your scalp.

Garlic Spray

garlic and spray bottle

This is the best natural remedy for hair growth. For this you need to mix 1 tablespoon of garlic juice, 1 tablespoon of olive oil, 1 cup distilled water and 10 drops of lavender oil together in a bowl. Stir them until they combine well and then pour the solution in a glass bottle. Shake it well before using. Store it in a cool and dry place. You should not store it in a plastic bottle as garlic reacts badly with plastic.

Laxmi Vijith