Scroll below to know the benefits using bay leaf can have for your hair.
Bay leaf is a common herb found in Asian countries. Traditionally, the leaves are dried and added to dishes to incorporate flavour in the food. But when it comes to beauty benefits, the herb plays its role there too.
Below are some hair benefits of bay leaf.
- Prevents scalp fungal infection
Your scalp can be a breeding ground for fungal and bacterial infection due to irregular oiling or other reasons. But the antibacterial and anti-fungal properties of bay leaf will kill infections in your scalp. Rinse your hair every day with bay leaf water for effective results.
- Remedy to dandruff
Rinse your hair with bay leaf water or add it to your shampoo to help eradicate dandruff build up on your scalp. The bay leaf acts as a tonic to your scalp to help get rid of dandruff.
- Treats itchy scalp
Ground the bay leaf and add it to coconut oil to make a paste. Apply this magic paste on the itchy areas on your scalp to strengthen your hair follicles and reduce scalp itchiness.
- Natural conditioner
The antioxidants in bay leaf help make your hair smooth and shiny. Boil bay leaf in water for 15 minutes. Drain out the leaves and let the water cool down and use it as a post-shampoo rinse. For best results, use this water every alternate day.
- Helps to control hair fall
We know that your most prominent hair issue is falling. The bay leaf powder strengthens the hair roots, which will help eliminate your hair fall problems. You can even add some drops of lemon and curd to the bay leaf powder for a natural hair pack.
- Aids in hair growth
Research has shown that bay leaf can also help with hair growth. Use oils infused with bay leaf or powder to witness your hair grow faster.
- Gets rid of lice
Lice are a hair menace that leads to itchy scalp and hair. To fight them, rinse off your hair with bay leaf water. Remember to make sure they seep into your scalp too. The bay leaf water creates a suffocating environment with their strong and bitter flavour, which gets rid of lice easily.
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