Bhringaraj has been used extensively in Ayurvedic medicine. It is known for its wide use in treating various ailments ranging from severe hair problems to improving heart health. It is most known for its extensive benefits on hair. It is also a blood stimulant. It is rich in nicotine and eclipsing that provide immaculate health benefits to your body. This herb is also considered ‘Rasayana’ meaning rejuvenator. Here are a few benefits of this herb:
- Anti-inflammatory properties.
- A high number of anti-oxidants.
- Relieves pain.
- Anti-microbial properties.
- Clears pimples and acne.
- Treats dandruff and itchy scalp.
- Prevents hair fall and thinning.
- Treats skin ulcers.
- Detoxifies skin.
Bhringaraj is very popularly known for its exceptional benefits on hair growth. It effectively combats hair loss and stimulates super speedy hair growth.
Mix equal amounts of Bhringaraj powder, Amla powder and Fenugreek powder with yogurt to make a thick paste. Apply this paste all over your head from the roots to the tips and leave for 30 minutes. Rinse with a mild shampoo after 30 minutes. If used religiously, this procedure can help maintain the over-all health for your hair including strengthening, moisturizing, cleansing, conditioning and nourishing. Repeat this process 1-2 times every week.
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For quick results, how many times should I use Bhringaraj powder?
It is recommended to use Bhringaraj powder 1-2 times a week for the best effects. It is exceptional in treating various hair problems.
Can I consume Bhringaraj powder?
Bhringaraj powder should not be consumed orally unless otherwise stated by an Ayurvedic practitioner.
Are there any side effects of Bhringaraj powder?
There are no known side-effects to Bhringaraj powder. However, it is advised to perform a patch test before using it.
Can I use Bhringaraj powder in hair dye?
Yes. A tablespoon to half-cup of Bhringaraj powder can be used in the mixture of a Henna/Indigo hair dye mixture to further enhance the longevity of the dye as well as provide nourishment to the hair.
Is there an expiry to Bhringaraj powder?
When stored properly, Bhringaraj powder can easily last for up to 2 years.