Surekha Sadana
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COCONUT OIL WITH INFUSED HERBS

Author: Surekha Sadana
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins

Equipment

  • Double boiler

Ingredients
  

  • 1/5 cup organic coconut oil
  • 1/5 cup organic castor oil
  • 1/5 cup organic almond oil
  • 10-12 curry leaves
  • 1 tbsp methi dana ( fenugreek seeds)

Instructions
 

  • Wash the curry leaves and dry them to remove any traces of water.
  • Heat the coconut oil in a double boiler, add curry leaves and fenugreek seeds to it. Heat for 10 minutes. Turn off the heat and let the oil cool down completely.
  • Mix both the oils in this ready coconut oil mixture, mix well. Pour this mixture in a glass/ steel bottle.

Notes

How to use this oil?

  • Twice a week.
    Take a small amount (1tsp)of oil and massage gently into the scalp.
    Optional you can apply on the hair length as well.
  • Wash off with herbal shampoo after 15 minutes to 1 hour.

Benefits?

  • Improves hair growth.
  • Reduce premature graying.
  • Shiny and strong hair.
  • Reduces hair fall.

Tips to prevent hair fall

  • Add Methi dana( fenugreek seeds) to your diet.
  • Sprouts/soak them or add into curries
  • Add a pinch of nutmeg powder in your soups/ gravies.
  • Halim /watercress/Aliv seeds contain a very good amount of folic acid. Soak 1/4cup of Halim seeds in 2cups of water, let them expand and swell up.  Store in the fridge, in an open glass container.  They will remain fresh for a week.
  • Scoop 1tbs of the seeds and mix in water, add 1tsp lemon juice and drink every day.
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