Who doesn’t love long, thick, shiny, healthy hair? Healthy hair is often indicative of good health in other aspects of the body and mind. The ancient science of Ayurveda thinks healthy hair is so important, in fact, it has its own term: keshya. Keshya means “that which is good for healthy hair.”
Healthy hair depends on three factors.
- Kesha Sanjanana: the ingredients that help maintain healthy hair.
- Kesha Vardhan: the ingredients that promote hair growth and thickness.
- Kesha Ranjana: the ingredients that help maintain natural hair color.
There is a pathophysiological condition that leads to hair loss and early graying, according to Ayurveda: khalitya (hair loss), palitya (gray hair) and indralupta (suddenly balding in patches).
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According to the Ayurvedic text, Sushruta Samhita, the condition known as khalitya is caused by imbalanced vata dosha, which then imbalances pitta dosha. Vata and pitta are then both imbalanced and together they imbalance rakta, the blood tissue. That’s when kapha dosha becomes blocked. Khalitya then negatively impacts romakupa (body hair) and eventually leads to permanent hair loss.
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When pitta affects the romakupa, it causes palitya (gray hair). This is because of the sharp and hot qualities of imbalanced pitta dosha.
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Indralupta, or alopecia, is rapid hair loss in patches. This is caused by krimi (microscopic pathogens) that impact the scalp.
Avoiding Chemicals for Long Term Healthy Hair
All humans wish to maintain healthy hair throughout their lives. However, there are many commercial hair products containing harmful chemicals added to shampoos, conditioners and hair dyes. These chemicals are used for maintaining the color and texture of hair but overtime the chemicals may cause harm to healthy scalp and hair.
Our products are free from harmful chemicals and are designed using Ayurvedic principles to strengthen your hair at the roots and promote shine, length and thickness.
Nilibhringadi Coconut Hair Oil and Nilibhringadi Sesame Hair Oil
The benefits of Nilibhringadi Hair Oil:
- Hair growth
- Slows and prevents hair loss
- Nourishes the scalp
- Strengthens roots
- Increases shine
- Slows premature hair graying
- Relieves dandruff and itchiness
- Relaxes the mind for deep sleep
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Nilibringadi Oil contains fresh plant juices from bhringaraj, true indica and amla, as well as nourishing milks from coconuts, cows, buffalos and sheep. These ingredients stimulate the hair follicles by increasing the blood circulation at the root.
This oil also hasanti-microbial, anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties which helps destroy krimior microscopic pathogens which damage the hair follicle and lead to alopecia.
Nilibhringadi Oil can be prepared with either sesame or coconut oil. The preparation based on coconut oil is called Nilibhringadi Keram and the preparation based on sesame oil is called Nilibhringadi Thailam. It does not matter which one you choose as they both provide the same benefits!
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Why is it important to consult with an Ayurvedic doctor for healthy hair?
When any health problem becomes chronic, an Ayurvedic doctor can help you understand the root cause of your symptoms and proper protocols for your specific body constitution.
If you have a chronic condition, we recommend consulting with our Ayurvedic doctor, Vishwanath Guddadar, to support your overall health. Following the advice from a personalized Ayurvedic consultation will change your life and give you the knowledge required to maintain your best health.
If you book a consultation with Dr. Vishwanath Guddadar, you will receive a personalized diet, lifestyle, and herbal protocol that will strengthen your vitality and improve your overall health.
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